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Snapshots

  1. Farmstead

    Snapshot Title: Farmstead
    Taken by: Ken Tamminga

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile context
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Old farmhouse, forebay bank barn (behind), and more recent out-buildings suggest a long history of agricultural land use in this area based, in large part, on the productiveness of the Hagerstown soil...



  2. Andover soil profile pit

    Snapshot Title: Andover soil profile pit
    Taken by: Ken Tamminga

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile context
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Approximate location of the Andover soil profile. See: gigapan.org/gigapans/32497/ .



  3. row crops

    Snapshot Title: row crops
    Taken by: Ken Tamminga

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile context
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    A corn field belies the fertile Hagerstown topsoil that fringes the base of Tussey Mountain.



  4. isolated woodlot

    Snapshot Title: isolated woodlot
    Taken by: Ken Tamminga

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile context
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Widely scatterd woodlots, remnants of an era when they served as windbreaks and provided fuelwood and hardwoods for farm implements, are characteristic of the rural parts of Nittany Valley. The Hagers...



  5. Hagerstown soil profile

    Snapshot Title: Hagerstown soil profile
    Taken by: Ken Tamminga

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile context
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    pit revealing Hagerstown soil profile, Larson Agricultural Research Center, Penn State University