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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....
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....
Bessie (Elizabeth) Clement Down with Shep
Bessie with the family dog Shep. Bessie was born in Scotland. Nov 28,1882-Mar 11, 1959
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...
Engagement Photo of Arthur & Bessie Down
This was their engagement photo. They where married March 18, 1918
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 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 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.
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...
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...