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"A grain threshing outfit and crew on the Frank Groh ranch on lower Rock Creek in 1911. From left to right they are Phil Hines and Frank Parker, who were onlookers. Next are Charley McCoy and Tom Wohler, who owned the outfit. Then Phil Kapale, Ben Butler, unknown, Ed Bailey, Frank Groh, Jr., Harry Groh and Sam Kibbler. While in operation, it was the duty of the owners to see that all parts of the equipment were functioning properly. Other men...
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"Threshing grain on the Bill Winslow Ranch, Sheephorn 1914. Clarence Rundell, Ammi Hoyt, --?--, Everett Hoyt, Chas. Gutzler." -- verso caption "The machine at left is the thresher, appearing to be an early model that is hand fed as best I can determine. I think men on the stack are feeding the stacked grain into the machine, with straw discharge out of sight to left of photo. In any case, the horses in foreground are hooked to a 'horse power'. This...
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Threshing on the Wolverton ranch.
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Threshing crew on the Borah Ranch, Eagle, 1914. Man on top feeding the thresher; chaff blown out; men bagging at right.
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Photo postcard of threshing grain on the Ambos Ranch. Surrounded by threshing equipment, Jim Jones, Martin Schomers, and L. E. Kirby are standing on the sorter platform. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Threshing equipment with two men operating the machinery on the Offerson Ranch (near the weaning sheds on Wayne Creek). [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"Threshing oats by a group that moved equipment from farm to farm near Eagle, Colo" - Alda Borah. Dated 1915.
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Threshing on the Frank Groh Ranch on lower Rock Creek, below McCoy, Colorado. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"On the old home farm, threshing time" - from Alda Borah. Leo Daugherty and Alvin Kilgore are carrying a heavy sack over to the pile. Another man oversees the bagging process. The threshing machine is a Gaar Scott & Co, who introduced steam engine threshing machines around 1884, then went out of business in 1911.
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The McCoy and Wohler grain threshing outfit on the Frank Groh ranch, lower Rock Creek near McCoy, in 1911. Related to 1992.004A.026 Left to right: Charles McCoy, Phil Kapale, Frank Groh, Cliff Daniels, Harry Groh, Ben Butler, Tom Wohler, Sam Kibbler, Ed Baily [from verso of photo] [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Al Look talks about his family and about his grandparents’ immigration from Germany. He speaks about life on the farm in Kansas and the important role of women as homemakers. He discusses travels in Colorado and New Mexico, encounters with Ute and Navajo people, and filing for a homestead in the Dove Creek area. The interview was conducted by the Mesa County Oral History Project, a collaboration of Mesa County Libraries and the Museums of Western...
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A threshing crew works at the Grundel farm in Gypsum. Fred Grundel and his brother, August, owned a ranch in Gypsum. Fred Grundel served as the Mayor of Gypsum from 1926 until his death on December 3, 1927. From left to right: ?, Miss Anderson, Mr. Cowden, Mr. Ulin (back), Minnie Lundgren, Martha Engstrom (Minnie's neice), Fred Grundel, ?.
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A group threshes oats at the Borah ranch. The thresher is a Gaar Scott & Co. model. Alfred Borah is pictured second from the right.
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A team of horses is hitched to a wagon. A threshing machine is visible behind the wagon. Taken at the Borah ranch on Brush Creek.
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Left to right: Bernice Hart, Ethel Hart, and Warren Hart stand near a fence by the Borah ranch on Brush Creek. A threshing crew is visible in the background. "Threshing grain at the old home 1915. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hart and Bernice. Brush Creek, Colo." -- Alda Borah