Bailing Hay: a City Kid on the Farm

A self-described city kid learned the finer points of baling hay on the farm owned by his father-in-law.

baling hay city kid on the farm - Evan Luebke
Ervin Luebke (John Cole’s father-in-law) was bailing hay long before the city kid "volunteered" for weekend duty. Luebke on the Farmall; Lila Mae Luebke (the future Mrs. John Cole, seated); and hired man Milo Peterson atop the combine.
Photo: Ervin Luebke