Monday, April 16, 2012

Farming in Montgomery County, 1900

A recent donation has added to our growing collection of Montgomery County agricultural images. This photograph shows a threshing machine owned by Fisher Galey of Browns Valley.

Written on the back of the photograph:
Grandad Galey's Farm south of Browns Valley. circa 1900. Pictured include: Uncle "Is" Wilkenson, Uncle Frank Armstrong, Fisher Galey (grandfather of Isobel Arvin), Frank Wilkinson, Mitt Brown, "Dud" Galey, machine engineer from factory, Homer Galey, Art Johnson. Rear: Grandad Galey, ?, John Penn. Far back: Edgar Pitts. Fisher Galey on engine. Dud and Homer Galey are the children in front.

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