Peanut Harvest in the Wiregrass Area

Alabama’s Landmark Park keeps peanut harvest tradition alive with vintage equipment

As hay accumulated in the back of the stationary picker, it was fed into a mechanized baler, like this John Deere model
As hay accumulated in the back of the stationary picker, it was fed into a mechanized baler, like this John Deere model. The man responsible for feeding the hay baler was called the “hay doodler.” Here, Jack Ammons performs that dirty and dusty job.