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John McFadgen farm, Steward Township, N.D.
John McFadgen farm, Steward Township, N.D.
TitleJohn McFadgen farm, Steward Township, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionWheat threshing scene on the John McFadgen farm in Steward Township, N.D. In the foreground are bundles of wheat. There are horses, horse teams, carts, men, and agricultural machinery working at threshing.
General SubjectWork Life
Subject (LCTGM)Wheat
Threshing machines
Carts & wagons
Horse teams
Agricultural laborers
Agricultural productivity
Farm produce
Agricultural machinery & implements
Subject (Local)Threshing crews
Personal NameMcFadgen, John
LocationBarnes County (N.D.)
North Dakota
Item NumberBC 8-6-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"8.6.1" "John McFadgen farm, Stewart Township" and "a1098"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotograph is broken in half and taped together.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryStewart township established February 1, 1910.
John and Eliz. (Rae) McFadgen arrived in the spring of 1880 to Barnes County with their seven children. In 1883 the family moved from Valley City to Stewart Township, where John homesteaded in Section 12 and his wife Elizabeth taking the Northeast quarter in Section 13, south of the quarter in Section 12. For three generations they have farmed this original homestead of John McFadgen, located in the East one-half of Section 11, Stewart Township.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 146 in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC 8-6-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC861
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