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Harvest Tales - Finney County 03

Harvest stories submitted by Kansans for the online exhibit, Wheat People.
Submit your own at KansasMuseum@kshs.org.

Tom Shrimplin

Harvest Images From the Shrimplin Farm--Screen 1

Tom Shrimplin

Mr. Shrimplin (right) submitted 19 images of threshing machines, a hail storm, combines, and grain trucks. They are organized in historical order on two separate screens.

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Header barge crew


Header barge crew on Shrimplin farm.

Header barge crew

Another header barge crew.

Moving harvest equipment


Moving the harvest crew and equipment to a new location took two days on this trip, 1929.

Shrimplin and Murphy custom combine crew


Left half of a panoramic photo showing the Shrimplin & Murphy custom crew opening a field with pull-type combines, 1929.

Shrimplin and Murphy custom combine crew


Right half of a panoramic photo showing the Shrimplin & Murphy custom crew opening a field with pull-type combines, 1929.

Grain truck, ca. 1930


Shrimplin grain truck, ca. 1930.

Grain truck, ca. 1930


Another Shrimplin grain truck, ca. 1930.

Pull-type combine, ca. 1930


Pull-type combine, ca. 1930.

Pull-type combine, ca. 1930


Another pull-type combine, ca. 1930.

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"Harvest Tales" is part of the online exhibit, Wheat People:  Celebrating Kansas Harvest.