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Harvest Time on the Farm

Our cousin Carol mailed me several good photos for posting on this blog, taken while her father Bennie was an active part of the home farm operation in Fitch Coulee. This first photo has Bennie on the tractor seat and … Continue reading

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Farming with Horses (1)

Horses were a key part of farming operations in Wisconsin for about a century, according to Jerry Apps in Horse-Drawn Days (2010).  That surely had to be true in the Borreson and Estenson farming operations. In Homestead, Clara Cook mentions how they … Continue reading

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Haying Season

In the month of June, haying season hit full stride on the farm, so it’s about time that I include this 1935 photo. Bennie, with fork in hand, stands atop the hay load on the right. He is “assisted” by Odell, … Continue reading

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