Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more
The corncrib is a vanishing icon in farm country.

String ball String Balls and Butcher's Paper
Delbert Trew shares a few stories about string balls.
Threshing days on the family farm Remembering Threshing Days
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.

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