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    • Threshing with a larger crew, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1940
    • Several man are working on this threshing crew. Even a young child is standing with a pitch fork in hand. As the day and work progressed, men would take off their coats and hang them on anything convenient.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Marvin Dorn farm, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1922
    • Aerial view of the Marvin Dorn farm facing west. This farm is at the present day junction of Minnesota Highways 19 and 217. The farm yard is surrounded by trees to act as a windbreak and stop some blowing snow from entering the yard in the...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Watching the tractor run, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • The smaller wagon next to the tractor collects the grain after it is run through the threshing machine. The threshing machine separates the grain from the straw, much like today's combine.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Farming in 1940, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Threshing grain required many people and lots of work. One man is pitching bundles into the threshing machine while the other is watching the steam engine.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Lars Fjeseth home, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • The Fjeseth family is standing in front of their house and barn. This house is where Froiland Field is today.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Harvesting grain, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • A team of three horses is pulling a binder to cut the grain and puts it in individual bundles. A man is riding the open binder The second man is gathering the bundles and placing them in shocks to be later thrashed.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Taking a break from threshing, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1930
    • A man has gotten off from the steam engine and is smoking a cigarette for a break. The dog is sitting with his tongue hanging out. This is part of a threshing crew.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Threshing grain, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1930
    • Three horses are pulling a man as he cuts grain with a binder into bundles. A second man is gathering the bundles into piles or shocks.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Farm site, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1930
    • The typical farm had a house, barn, and several other buildings for chickens, hogs and grain storage. Several horses and cows are also seen as well as rows of corn starting to grow in the field.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Threshing grain, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1940
    • The threshing machine is powered by a belt coming from the steam engine. One man is tossing the shocks of grain into the threshing machine. The straw is blown into one pile while the grain is being collected in a wagon.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Steam tractor, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1940
    • A man is standing on the back of the steam engine watching and operating the controls to make sure the steam pressure will be high enough to operate the threshing machine, but not so high as to blow up the boiler.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Mrs. C. M. Foss, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • Mrs. C.M. Foss is standing next to a corn field. She is wearing a sunhat, apron and long dress with long sleeves.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Threshing, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1940
    • Two men are top of the pile of grain bundles pitching them into the threshing machine. The steam engine is providing power to the threshing machine by the belt.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Sand Farm, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1900
    • Three buildings and three people are in the distant background. A well is present in the foreground.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Farm and family, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1900
    • Portrait of Jens Hans and his family. The family are grouped together in the foreground, with some of their personal items incluidng an Edison phonograph. The house and the barns are also visible.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Threshing in 1890, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1890
    • It took many people to thrash grain. Most of the work was done pitch forks. The pile in the rear is the straw blown out from the thrashing machine after the grain has been separated.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • B.E. Berg home, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1920
    • Originally this house was built in Ash Lake Township. In 1889, it was moved to Shaokatan Township. Six children were raised in this house. Every one is lined up outside the house with many of the other farm buildings in the background.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Threshing grain, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1940-10
    • A belt is running from the tractor to the threshing machine. Two men are on the stack of bundles pitching the bundles into the threshing machine. The threshing machine separates the grain from the straw. Along side it two horses are hooked up to a...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Five men and a tractor, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1910
    • Five men have been busy loading a straw bundle wagon and are taking a break. The straw bundles will be later threshed in a threshing machine. The men are sitting on and around the large steam engine. One man is sitting on the large wheel used by...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Torn Midtaune's sod house, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1882 - 1891
    • Tron Midtaune's home built in 1882. They lived in this for nine years. Six children born in this time. Andrew Hexum standing near the corner. Mrs. Jens Ramlo (Christine Midtaune) and Caroline Midtaune at the door. Tron Midtaune is near the door.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Peder Bogen home, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1879
    • Jens Forseth is with the oxen. Dorothy Kirkvold Forseth is in the buggy. Mr. and Mrs. Peder Bogen are standing with their children by the wagon. Jay Bogen and Ina Bogen Trulock. All are standing in front of the Peder Bogen home.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • C.M. Foss home, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1917
    • The C.M. Foss home still is present today. It is a private home on the corner of Division Street and Garfield Street. Mr. and Mrs. Foss are standing in front of their home with young trees, several flowers and shrubs around the house. The front of...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • John A. Stegner home, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1901
    • This house stood on the corner of Garfield and Park streets. The house has both a front and rear porch as well as a fenced in yard. In the peaks of the roof and on the porch was gingerbread, typical of many Victorian homes. Along with the house...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Man and women pose in front of a sod house, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • J. Hanson and Mrs. Reverend M.B. Lokkesmoe are posing for a picture in front of a sod house. J. Hanson is dressed up as a trapper. They have been in a parade celebrating the 50th year celebration of the settling of the Hendricks area.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Crain House, Lake Shaokatan, Shaokatan Township, Minnesota

    • 1895
    • This house was built on the north side of Lake Shaokatan in 1878. It still stands, and was remodeled some time later. It was the home of Andrew Crain which was occupied later by his son and family and then later by a grandson and family, Dick...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Inside of the Lake View Hotel, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Mr. Dickinson stands behind the desk ready to greet people. Along with the guest register, are several boxes of cigars. In the background is the dining room, tables covered with tablecloths. The hotel no longer exists. The Legion Hall stands in...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Hendricks Creamery, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1920
    • The creamery as it looked new. The entrance on the left was the receiving station. The building exists today minus the receiving station. It is being converted to a microbrewery.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Making butter, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1920
    • Inside the Hendricks creamery Making butter are Anton J. Ruttum and Oscar Setering. Several pails of cream are ready to be churned into butter.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • First Creamery, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • The first creamery in Hendricks was located by the creek in the northwest part of town. A slaughter house was nearby off the creek. A man is standing in his wagon delivering two cream cans to the creamery. A horse is pulling the man and his cart.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Erickson's Furniture, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1950
    • Oscar Erickson and Lloyd Johnson stand with furniture, lamps, refrigerators and pictures. Lloyd Johnson was also hired as the mortician in the same building. Today this building is home to The Local, a restaurant.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • The Old Mail Carrier, Lincoln County, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • The mail carrier is sitting in his wagon, pulled by two horses. This was for the United States Mail RFD (Rural Free Delivery).
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Main Street looking north, Tyler, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1920
    • Main Street is lined with cars. The traffic sign was placed art the center of the intersection. The building at the far end is the school, still seeing students today.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • West side of Main Street, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1920
    • Four of these buildings remain today, looking much as they did in this picture. The building at the south end is under construction. It was the creamery. Today it is being renovated to be used as a brewery.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Park Street, looking east, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1915
    • This is a view from the Hendricks water tower looking east. The school faces Park street with the homes on Park Street looking very similar today. On each side of the school are the boys and girls outhouses. This building eventually burned down.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society

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