20 Farm Horses From the Past - Modern Farmer

20 Farm Horses From the Past

Goat Week ended last Friday, and we’re finally ready to celebrate other animals again. All thanks to the Library of Congress, for giving us a bumper crop of vintage farm horses doing their thing. Enjoy!                                    

Goat Week ended last Friday, and we’re finally ready to celebrate other animals again. All thanks to the Library of Congress, for giving us a bumper crop of vintage farm horses doing their thing. Enjoy!

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Horse on farm during wheat harvest, central Ohio, ca. 1938.

 

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Plowing with ten-horse team. Ryken farm, Hardin County, Iowa, ca. 1939.

 

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Horses raised more for show than work. Seabrook Farm, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1942.

 

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Johnny Gaynor driving a team of horses. Gaynor farm, near Fairfield, Vermont, ca. 1941.

 

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Finish line of farm boys’ horse race. This was supposed to be a boys race but the girls wanted to be in it too so they were included. Vale, Oregon, ca. 1941.

 

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Farm scene. Buffalo County, Nebraska, ca. 1903.

 

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Work Horse Parade: horse and delivery wagon. New York City, ca. 1908.

 

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Horse-drawn potato digger on the farm of a FSA (Farm Security Administration) client. Near Caribou, Maine, ca. 1940.

 

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Taking the horses into new barn after hauling water on Clinton Gilbert’s farm. Woodstock, Vermont, ca. 1940.

 

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Stacking alfalfa on a farm. Buffalo County, Nebraska, ca. 1903.

 

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Sheepherder on his horse. Ouray County, Colorado, ca. 1940.

 

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One man/one horse methods are rare in California. Between Laton and Fowler, central San Joaquin Valley, California, ca. 1935.

 

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Cowboy on horse. Bean Day Rodeo, Wagon Mound, Mew Mexico, ca. 1939

 

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Horse farm in Bluegrass country. Fayette County, Kentucky, ca. 1940.

 

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Mr. Arthur Wolf’s team of horses on his farm. North Branford, Connecticut, ca. 1940.

 

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Horses on a breeding farm. Detroit (vicinity), Michigan, ca. 1943.

 

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Farm boy and horse. East of Lowell, Vermont, ca. 1936.

 

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Horses on farm during wheat harvest. Central Ohio, ca. 1938.

 

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Soldiers of a cavalry machine gun platoon going over an obstacle during a field problem. Fort Riley, Kansas, ca. 1942.

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