When Horses Pulled the Plow: Life of a Wisconsin Farm Boy, - download pdf or read online

By Olaf F. Larson,Jerry Apps

ISBN-10: 029928204X

ISBN-13: 9780299282042

In 1910, whilst Olaf F. Larson was once born to tenant farm animals and tobacco farmers in Rock County, Wisconsin, the unique barn nonetheless stood at the estate. It used to be full of artifacts of an previous time—an ox yoke, a grain cradle, a scythe used to chop hay by means of hand. yet Larson got here of age in a courageous new international of recent inventions—tractors, vehicles, combines, airplanes—that may swap farming and rural lifestyles forever.

            When Horses Pulled the Plow is Larson’s account of that rural existence within the early 20th century. He weaves worthy historic details—including descriptions of farm apparatus, vegetation, and livestock—with wry stories approximately his kin, associates, and the one-room schoolhouse he attended, revealing the feel of lifestyle within the rural Midwest nearly a century in the past. This memoir, written through Larson in his 9th decade, presents a wealth of info recalled from an past period and an illuminating learn for a person with their very own stories of starting to be up on a farm.

 

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When Horses Pulled the Plow: Life of a Wisconsin Farm Boy, by Olaf F. Larson,Jerry Apps PDF

In 1910, while Olaf F. Larson was once born to tenant cattle and tobacco farmers in Rock County, Wisconsin, the unique barn nonetheless stood at the estate. It used to be packed with artifacts of an prior time—an ox yoke, a grain cradle, a scythe used to chop hay via hand. yet Larson got here of age in a courageous new global of recent inventions—tractors, vans, combines, airplanes—that might switch farming and rural existence perpetually.

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