"Farm scene, Yorkton, ca. 1900"

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Database ID34666
InstitutionCity of Yorkton Archives
Fonds/CollectionLorraine Downing Collection
File/Item ReferenceY-000231-2002
Scope and contentMonotone postcard with sepia tone of binder teams working at Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Binders cut the grain, tying it into sheaves, which were then stooked or bundled by hand in bunches of eight to ten sheaves in an upright position to dry. Sheaves were then picked up again by hand and taken by horse drawn "rack" wagons to stationary threshing machines to thresh the grain. Four teams are working in the background, each team has four horses. Title from information note.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Date produced[ca. 1900]
Date Range(s)1900-1909
1910-1919
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsAgriculture -- Machinery
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediareal photograph
Place - imageYorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada
Permanent Link http://digital.scaa.sk.ca/gallery/postcards/permalink/34666