By Sam Moore
Since it’s April and officially spring, here are a couple of the Lazy Farmer’s musings on the subject to help you forget the long winter most of the country has experienced.
Farm outbuildings house more than just equipment collections: they house lasting memories.
Fond, and not so fond, memories of the outhouse on the farm.
Lumberyards offered plans, advice for farm buildings.
Jeremiah M. Rusk of Wisconsin was Secretary of Agriculture in President Benjamin Harrison's cabinet. As his term ended in 1893, Rusk took a look at what he expected the state of farming to be 100 years hence.
The history of Michigan railroads is not complete without mention of the massive wealth and power gained during the Gilded Age.
The livery barn was the place to be in 1899.
By Sam Moore
I recently came across a story in an old American Thresherman magazine titled Gold Ruined This Thresherman, about Captain John A. Sutter, owner of Sutter’s Mill where gold was found on January 24, 1848, triggering the California gold rush.
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