Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Reliving the past: From farming to flight
CHERYL NEAL/Contributor —
Men rake wheat by hand onto an auger of a 1930 John Deere grain thresher during the Sept. 10 Antique Farm Equipment Demonstration and Field Day.
Wilson County NewsSeptember 21, 2016 1,191 views 1 comment
The days when farming included plowing fields using a horse or mule, chopping row crops by hand, and picking cotton by hand are but memories today. Today, machinery with air-conditioned cabs and dually tires covering several rows of crops takes some of the hard work out of farming. But attendees of the third Antique Farm Equipment Demonstration and Field Day Sept. 10 in Cestohowa experienced the early 1900s, courtesy of the South Texas Old Iron Club and the Wilson County News. . . .
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