1919 Case thresher loomed large on Minnesota family farm.
Family ties: A crew of Bjorklund men (and Boots the dog) with the 1919 Case thresher. From left to right: Marlin Peterson, Gordon Bjorklund, Howard Bjorklund, Edmund Bjorklund, Paul Bjorklund, Willard Bjorklund, Harold Bjorklund and Henry Bjorklund.
Threshing in the Bjorklunds’ hog yard in 1950, using the Twin City K.T.A. on the belt for power.
Harry Bjorklund (Gordon Bjorklund’s cousin) unloading oats for the horse bin in the barn from Edmund Bjorklund’s 1922 GMC truck.
The check for Alfred Bjorklund’s Case thresher.
A pocket notebook for Twin City tractors and threshers, stamped with the dealer’s name, Chas. T. Taylor, Mankato, Minn.
The original order for Alfred Bjorklund’s Twin City tractor, which he purchased in 1916 for $1,400.
The Bjorklunds’ 1916 Twin City tractor. Edmund is on the plow, his brother Henry is on the tractor.
Nothing was wasted on the farm. The Bjorklunds used a 1926 Nash car, cut in half, to provide belt power on the elevator.