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Mauritz Road Grader

Date: 2004 

Description: This antique road grader was pulled by two horses. The driver sat on the front seat. A second operator stood on a back platform and regulated the blade.

Photograph

Oil City

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Farm fields and houses.

Date: 2004 

Description: Mike and Jody Battisti (left) live at W2369 Zion Church Rd (Section 32). This farm was in the Zimmerman family from 1855-1994. Erhard Zimmerman and daughte...

Date: 2004 

Description: Reinhard Grulke, age 82, has lived on this farm for 15 years. The address is N8354 Cty Trk AY (Section 20).

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Description: Man with hat is posed standing on two squashes, perhaps pumpkins, while holding a corn stalk in front of a barn with a dog. A large group of hogs are group...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison road near University Farms. There are cows in a field on the right.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men in the foreground are pointing across a harvested field to a farmstead in the distance.

Date: 1914 

Description: A farmer uses a Deering(?) grain binder pulled by four horses.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Landscape view of the Martin Luetscher II farmstead, Honey Creek Township, Wisconsin, c. 1875 (Museum object #2005.182.1)

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fields with hay piled in field. Several farm buildings, including a barn, are in the background. On the far right a man is operating a reaper pulled by two...

Date: 1891-10 

Description: The wreckage of a head-on collision of two Chicago, St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad trains at Tramway. Men stand near and on top of the railroad cars...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A group of people posing in a field near a barn. They are harvesting grain, and a man is operating a grain binder pulled by three horses. A girl wearing a...

Photograph

Laundry Line

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Clothing hangs on a line to dry in a farm yard. A pot of steaming water stands in the foreground. A small open-sided farm building is behind a fence with a...

Photograph

Hinsdale Farm

Date: 1945 

Description: People examine machinery on display in front of a tent at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm. A building with a red pylon and signs adver...

Date: 2004 

Description: Don Bonack's parents, Gilbert and Arlene, purchased this farm in 1955.

Photograph

Oil City

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Farm fields and houses in Oil City.

Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.

Photograph

Two Men on a Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men are standing on a hill near bushes in the foreground with three farmsteads in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men harvest rye in a field with a horse-drawn grain binder. The men are working on the Vogel farm.

Date: 1923-07 

Description: A woman wearing a dress and wide-brimmed hat empties water from one pail into another beside a hand-cranked well. The photograph was taken on the John Mani...

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