Letters to the Editor

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This is what I remember from the 1940s of our cut-down REO truck
with a buck rake on each end. It was used to bring bundles of oats
to the threshing machine, and to bring windrowed hay to the haymow
over the barn when the barn was full. We would bring hay to the
Jayhawk hay stacker that was on skids. Later we got one with rubber
tires that we mounted on the front of a 1927 Chevrolet (shown in
photo) to make stacks of hay. The man in the photo is my uncle,
John Iver Bollerud; the man behind the load of oat bundles is my
dad, Charles Bollerud. Late in the 1950s we got two Allis-Chalmers
WDs and put buck rakes on the front of them. I am now 71 years
young.

Ernest Bollerud
1035 Hackett St.
Beloit, WI 53511-5132

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