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Agriculture - Wind Breaks
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A sample windbreak.


One of the first goals for many prairie homesteaders was to establish shelterbelts and plant windbreaks. The trees offered some protection from the elements and cut down on wind drift.

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R-A229-1
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Windbreaks; Trees


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Image Preview R-A229-1 Photograph 1 - A sample windbreak.
Image Preview R-A229-4 Photograph 2 - A shelterbelt on a farm near Govan.
Image Preview R-A17012 Photograph 3 - "The Indian Head Experimental Farm contained a large tree nursery. In this 1908 photograph, workers planted Lodgepole p
Image Preview R-A135-2 Photograph 4 - A section of the 'Better Farming Train' was devoted to the importance of tree planting.
Image Preview R-A32617 Photograph 5 - The effects of shelterbelts were quite dramatic on this farm near Alsask.
Image Preview R-B134-2 Photograph 6 - "On a farm near Weyburn, windbreaks were used to shelter the driveway."
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