Lively portrait of farming from the first settlers, their tools, early development of machineries, of threshing, bailing.also steam engines and the tractor with graphics and descriptions. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A real lively portrait of farming from the author who lives and had worked on farms describes all aspects of farming...from the first settlers, their tools, early development of machineries, of threshing, bailing...also steam-engines and the final quest...the tractor. Boeres also mentions about early communities, time of the Civil War, wagons, horses, mills, blacksmiths, state of affairs in milking, breeds of cattle and farm life in the past as told by farmers in their own words (most of them gone by now).
This book contains extensive graphics and descriptions...very historical and educational!
Title: Two Centuries of Farming in Central New York
Publisher: Infinity Publishing
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
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