Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more
The work of threshing days brought communities together.

Old Time Threshing Scene Steam or Gasoline?
There was once debate among threshermen as to which power was best to use on a separator: steam or gasoline. Two poems, submitted in 1929 to The American Thresherman magazine give the opposing points of view.
old timey thresher Threshing Days Are Here Again!
Richard E. Ruben recalls fond memories of threshing days.
The Outhouse Remembering the Outhouse
Fond, and not so fond, memories of the outhouse on the farm.

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