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Agriculture - Picking Rocks
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Using oxen to help move a large rock out of a field.


For some homesteaders it must have seemed that more rocks ‘grew’ out of the soil than wheat. On some parcels of land it was a never ending chore to pick and remove the rocks. This was just one more task to add to the homesteader’s experience.

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R-A14411
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Clearing of Land


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Image Preview R-A14411 Photograph - Using oxen to help move a large rock out of a field.
Image Preview R-B3031 Photograph - A wagon load of rocks being hauled away from a very stony piece of land.
Image Preview R-A6190 Photograph - It often took two men to lift large stones onto the wagon.
Image Preview R-A14231 Photograph - Three men attempting to pick rocks and clear land that should never have been put up for homestead.
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