Farm Days Gone By

May 23, 2024 /

This picture shows Baskerville cattle on the way to the scale at the old Chicago Union Stockyards in 1939. Benjamin Baskerville and his son, Walter,…

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Farm Days Gone By

May 16, 2024 /

Kathy Forsythe shares this picture from 1910 or so of her mother and aunts, and grandparents — Christian and Emma Luhring — and her great-grandmother…

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Farm Days Gone By

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Elmer Halfeldt shares a picture showing breakdowns in the field, and having to wait hours for a John Deere rep, are nothing new. He was…

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Farm Days Gone By

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Kathy Forsythe of Manhattan shares this photo of students and teachers at the old Forsythe School on Old Chicago Road, which became part of the…

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Rodney Bettenhausen shares this photo of Fred Bettenhausen (standing) of rural Manhattan with his children, Eunice and Glenn, and a team of horses July 29,…

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Lee and Jeanette Werner and Kathy Heisner pose with Lee’s first entry in the 4-H show in 1960.

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In honor of Orion Samuelson’s recent 90th birthday, we present this picture provided by Gary Jurres of Gary and Bob Jurres speaking with “The Big…

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Alfred, Roy, Clarence and Ralph Sangmeister are building their tool shed at their home place on Offner Road around 1958-59. Franklin Christensen helped.

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Kathy Forsythe of Manhattan shares this photo of David Forsythe riding his pony, “Dandy,” on the farm around 1909. The farm was in Elwood and…

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March 21, 2024 / Comments Off on Farm Days Gone By

Jeff Brandau, whose Mom was a Sangmeister, shared some old pictures of his grandfather and uncles. Here, John Wille and Clarence Sangmeister are shelling corn…

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