Agricultural Heritage of the Pacific Northwest

Museum trio in the Pacific Northwest preserves agricultural heritage in bountiful region

A total of 146 buckets dangling from a 2-1/2 mile loop of steel cable made up the gravity-powered Judkins tram
A total of 146 buckets dangling from a 2-1/2 mile loop of steel cable made up the gravity-powered Judkins tram. Reconstruction of this tower was based on dimensions from timbers excavated at the tram site – a miracle, really, in that fire had swept the site more than once over the years. (See related article, Whitman County Wheat Harvest, Farm Collector, May 2011.)