30 July 2011

Farming

Lafayette County, Missouri

photo of a thrashing machine, 1936
Lafayette County, Missouri; 1936.
From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

Red River Special thrashing machine; July 1936


photo of J W Fiegenbaum standing beside a Farmall M tractor
Lafayette County, Missouri; c.1943.
From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

J. W. Fiegenbaum & Farmall M tractor.

J. W.'s family purchased this tractor about 1943. This photo was taken on the Douthitt Road farm, southwest of Higginsville, Missouri.


photograph of Henry M. Fiegenbaum cutting wheat
Lafayette County, Missouri; c.1945.  From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

Henry Martin Fiegenbaum cutting wheat
with a John Deere binder, around 1945.


photograph of Henry Martin Fiegenbaum, farming
Lafayette County, Missouri; c.1945.  From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

Henry Martin Fiegenbaum at work in the fields.


Henry M. Fiegenbaum standing on a wagon next to a combine, c.1945
Lafayette County, Missouri; c.1945.  From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

Henry Martin Fiegenbaum

It appears that Henry and his young helper (at the other end of the wagon, partially hidden by the combine) have been harvesting corn. I think the next photo is a picture of the same combine.


photographic portrait of an Oliver streamlined combine
Lafayette County, Missouri; c.1945.  From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

Oliver streamlined combine.


photograph of Henry Martin Fiegenbaum behind the wheel of a tractor
Lafayette County, Missouri; c.1963.  From Fiegenbaum-Gerber family; all rights reserved.

Henry Martin Fiegenbaum

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