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Loaded and ready for threshing, the wagons loaded with sheaves and bundles and grain truck standby to begin threshing. The steam tractor used is shown in my previous Gigapan, a Sawyer Massey: gigapan.org/gigapans/32121/
Photographed at the 3rd annual Ardrossan Vintage Tractor Pull near Ardrossan, Alberta just east of Edmonton. The tractor connected to the belt on the threshing outfit is a 1924 Rumley Oil~Pull, and the truck is a 1951 Chev. There were more than 130 tractors of all vintages doing the pulling. The object of the pull ...
These hardy souls take a break from threshing to have their portrait done with the GigaPan. www.history.alberta.ca/ukrainianvillage/default.aspx
Some of the local farmers (at least the small ones) still harvest grain the old fashioned way using a binder and a threshing machine or separator. Sheaves of wheat are cut with the binder and left in the field to ripen prior to threshing. This small field in just on the north side of Sexsmith, Alberta near Grande ...