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This black and white photographic postcard features a steam tractor pulling machinery used to plant wheat. A man stands at the wheel of the tractor. Another man stands in the background to the right with a wagon and two horses. Written text is at the bottom of the card. Handwriting is on the back of the card. (Note indicates the photo was taken by Liberal, Kansas photographer Hal Reid.)
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Mohawk (Tenn.), Frontier & pioneer life, Agricultural laborers, Farming, Land use, Croplands, Farm produce, Correspondence
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M., H. D. and Rippetoe, Ethel, "Postcard: #59 Drilling In Wheat by Steam" (2021). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1358.
#59 Drilling in Wheat by Steam Hello Ethel I will show you how Kans people sower wheat. Well Ethel I had some pictures takeing(sic) but they wasn't any good so I will try it agin. Fr - H. D. M. Mrs Ethel. Rippetoe. Mohawk. Ten.