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Queen Victoria's Jubilee

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  Queen Victoria's Jubilee
Victory Bond Sale

Victory Bonds where sold during World War One from 1915-1919. In 1915 $100,000 worth where sold nationally. The photo looks north on Young St....

  Victory Bond Sale
Wesley Clement Down

Taken at HiHolm Farm, Lot 26 Concession Rd 3, just prior to his marriage

  Wesley Clement Down
3 Men and Team of Horses

Taken at HiHolm farm lot 26, Concession Rd 3 (now 1029 Cty Rd 41)

  3 Men and Team of Horses
Boy Driving Tractor

Fred Down driving a McCormick Deering 10-20 tractor, the first bought for HiHolm Farm. He later would become an artist, studying in Mexico....

  Boy Driving Tractor
Bessie (Elizabeth) Clement Down with Shep

Bessie with the family dog Shep. Bessie was born in Scotland. Nov 28,1882-Mar 11, 1959

  Bessie (Elizabeth) Clement Down with Shep
Installing Hip Roof

Replacing a peak roof with a hip roof to increase storage area. Note belt driven saw in foreground. This would have been driven by a tractor, in in...

  Installing Hip Roof
Engagement Photo of Arthur & Bessie Down

This was their engagement photo. They where married March 18, 1918

  Engagement Photo of Arthur & Bessie Down
Tractor and Combine 1940's

Wesley Down is driving a McCormick Deering 10-20 Tractor pulling a combine with his father, Arthur on board. Note the combine was the first modern...

  Tractor and Combine 1940's
Tractor and Binder

McCormick Deering 10-20 tractor driven by Wesley Down pulling a binder which cuts and binds wheat. The binder was invented in 1850 and was used...

  Tractor and Binder
Tractor pulling a Fox wagon harvester

Fred is pulling a Fox wagon harvester. The wagon has a conveyer belt in the bottom to allow the grain to be moved out of the wagon mechanically.

  Tractor pulling a Fox wagon harvester
Case self propelled Swather

Case self propelled swather. A swather cuts hay or other small grain and leaves it in a windrow, which is a flattish row. The rows once dry are...

  Case self propelled Swather
First load of hay

First hay crop of the season being brought in June in the early 1940's

  First load of hay
Fox harvester wagon

The Fox harvester wagon had a conveyer belt system in the bottom allowing to mechanical transfer the grain to a long conveyer belt system to fill a...

  Fox harvester wagon
Loading a Hay Wagon in the 1930's

Wesley and Fred Down harvest hay in the 1930's. Fred went on to study art in Mexico and painted from 1939 -1950. He eventually gave up art to take...

  Loading a Hay Wagon in the 1930's
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