A line of plows drawn by mule teams going into the distance, are apparently plowing a stubble field. In the foreground, Ed Nybakken is seated on a two-bottom plow drawn by four mules. His hand is in the air, touching the brim of his hat, and blocking his face. Behind him seated in a two-wheel buggy with a dog beside him, is field boss Elihu Barber. Behind Barber is foreman Sam White. He is standing in a buggy hitched to two horses, and is looking away from the camera. This view was used on the 2-cent U.S. commemorative postage stamp, entitled "Farming in the West," for the Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1898.
Title supplied by staff. Although not identified on the piece, image most certainly taken by John R. Hamlin, Casselton photographer. Framed version in Institute collection displayed with two original U.S. postage stamps.