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Agriculture - Clearing the Land
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R-A6193
Item Date
1910


Pulling out stumps with the help of three horses.


In the forest fringe areas of the province there was no tough prairie sod to turn, but there were countless trees that had to be cleared. It was back breaking work, but necessary if crops were to be planted.

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R-A6193
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photograph
Keywords:
Clearing of Land; Horses


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Image Preview R-A6193 Photograph 1 - Pulling out stumps with the help of three horses.
Image Preview R-B3032 Photograph 2 - Pulling stumps in the St. Luke district.
Image Preview R-A2541-1 Photograph 3 - Clearing willows with a team of oxen.
Image Preview R-A2541-2 Photograph 4 - Clearing willows with a team of oxen.
Image Preview R-A32676 Photograph 5 - The area around Shellbrook and north was homesteaded during the 1920s. Large amounts of land had to be cleared using a
Image Preview R-B9258-3 Photograph 6 - A homemade brush cutter was mounted on a tractor to make the job a little easier.
Image Preview R-A1446-2 Photograph 7 - The felled trees and bush were often burned during the winter time.
Image Preview R-B3027 Photograph 8 - Once the land had been cleared, tractors plowed the soil between the trees.
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