New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: The Original Threshers

 

September 21, 2020

Andrew Johnson's threshing rig was just one of the many machines that helped North Dakota farmers modernize their operations.

If there is anything the Eddy County Museum has an abundance of it would be agricultural artifacts. Of course! This area was founded and developed upon agriculture.

The Homestead Act attracted settlers and immigrants alike. Part of the requirement to claim homestead lands was to work the land, making it suitable for crops. As a result, by the end of the 19th century, there were 27,611 farms in...



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