Horses to Tractors: Remembering the Final Days of Horse Farming

Larry Scheckel reminisces about his family's adaptation to mechanical farm equipment, and their final days of traditional horse farming.

Haying in the field
In a process that was hard work for both horses and farmers, the Scheckel clan put up hay "loose." It seemed to take all summer, Larry Scheckel recalls.
Illustration by Fred Weiner