Category Archives: Farm Stories

The Hamel Farm

My parents owned a farm There were no chickies or cowies On these few acres of land the crop was Christmas trees The farm was in Hamel, near Loretto It seemed quite far away Back then, it was a long … Continue reading

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barn

Had to scan it in two parts because it’s too big. I drew this probably in the 1970s!

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Silo near Sandstone, MN.

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a car!

This is a car my father had.

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Another MN. State Fair pic!

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My mother’s Dog

Toby

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Mom’s Dog Toby

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 11

Monday: Busy as usual. Rained all last nite. C.J. left after supper. This morn. Carl & Batz were up. We started to town at 10:00. Had 2 more teeth filled. I’ve [text uncertain] $8 in all. Cleaned sow’s pen this … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 10

Monday May 13: Planted 4 rows of red potatoes for mine. Rained a few heavy showers with a hard wind. Blew some of the scaffold down. Tue. May 14: Got a card from Onamia – I can get a pair … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 9

Thurs. May 9 – Plowed rows for spuds, started planting. Cows in pasture first time. Warm & lovely. Fri. May 10 – Plowed few more rows before going to town at 9:30, took in cream, got butter, went to dentist, … Continue reading

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