Thursday, May 4, 2017

Harvesting Wheat in Nebraska 1903

Harvesting wheat on the August Ross farm, Buffalo County, Nebraska. Photographer: Solomon D. Butcher. 1903. Glass plate negative 6x8. Nebraska State Historical Society. Library of Congress.

Every Thursday a carefully selected old agricultural photo is featured here on Big Picture Agriculture — lest we forget how things used to be.


  1. Welcome back.

    Looks more like oats to me?

    Anthony Boutard
    Ayers Creek Farm

  2. Oats for the horses? You're probably correct. Thanks for the comment and maybe someone else will weigh in.