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.

McCormick-Deering mower
The Scheckels used two horses to pull a McCormick-Deering No. 9 mower. The mower cut a 5-foot swath.
Illustration courtesy Larry Scheckel