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Grading potatoes, Finch Farm, Buchanan, N.D.
Grading potatoes, Finch Farm, Buchanan, N.D.
TitleGrading potatoes, Finch Farm, Buchanan, N.D.
Date of Originalno later than 1926
DescriptionIn the center are three men working on grading potatoes. The man on the right is standing in a cart using a pitchfork to load the machinery with potatoes. The men on the left have sacks of potatoes. There is a cart with sacks of potatoes and a barn in the back left of the photograph.
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Potatoes
People associated with agriculture
Carts & wagons
Agricultural machinery & implements
Agricultural laborers
Farm produce
LocationBuchanan (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Item NumberST292
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Photograph albums
Dimensions of Original16 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Album from the Burlington Northern Railroad used in Europe to interest Immigrants to North Dakota about 1926, Kindness Burlington Northern and Royal Bestler, #77.12, Nov. 1st 1976"--Printed on cover of photograph album.
"One of the diversified farms of Stutsman County, Finch Brothers grow from 80 to 160 acres, certified early Ohios every year and have found potatoes a mighty profitable crop. Grow alfalfa, sweet clover, and from 60 to 200 acres of corn; have a find herd of Angus cattle, 1 to 2 carloads of hogs each year, besides several cars of wheat and other grain. Fine buildings, grove and orchard. Come up and visit us. We'll be glad to show you"--Printed on paper next to photograph in album.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST292)
Rights ManagementOwned by Stutsman County Memorial Museum.
Ordering InformationStutsman County Memorial Museum
Phone: 701-252-6741
Address: Box 1002, Jamestown, N.D. 58401
Open: Memorial Day - September, 10am-5pm Weekdays and 1pm-5pm Weekends.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmST292
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