Farm wives were quick to realize the benefits of new technology that alleviated some of the hard work, worry and fatigue on their husbands and work stock.
Remembering the Hutchinson, Minnesota, sale barn, which was an important part of the local economy.
A reader shares his wash day childhood memories.
A reader shares memories of working on the farm during his childhood and teenage years.
A railway conductor's account of the heroic deeds of a widow and her two children that prevented a train from certain disaster.
A reader shares a postcard showing ingenuity in the field.
Delbert Trew recalls plowing in his youth without expensive equipment or modern farming technology.
A hundred years ago the first world war changed life in rural Great Britain with women being sent to the fields and horses sent to the battlefields.