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image no.: 72561
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: (On Left) Dr. Seager Wheeler, Victoria,Bc, With A. Atkin, Union Point, Mb, Past President And Senior Member Of The Canadian Seed Growers' Association, Meeting In Victoria In April 1950 For The First Time In 37 Years. They First Met In 1913 When Dr. Wheeler Gave Mr. Atkin 25 Lbs Of The Then Famous No. 10b Marquis Wheat. Prior To Retiring From Farming And Seed Growing, Dr. Wheeler Farmed At Rosthern, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureAssociationsCostumesPersonalitiesSeedingWheat
date: 1950, April
 
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image no.: 72562
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: (On Left) Gordon South, Melfort, Sk, Former Director Of Saskatchewan Wheat Pool And Past President Of Canadian Seed Growers' Association. (On Right) Allan Arnott, Darlingford, Mb, Past President Of The Manioba Seed Growers Association And Director Of The Manitoba Farm Bureau
subject(s): AgricultureAssociationsCostumesPersonalitiesSeeding
date: 1965, July
 
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image no.: 66411
contact sheet: A2149
collection: Gait Agricultural Collection
description: 16-Mule Team Pulling A Seeder At Camp #2, Cameron Ranch, Near Chin, Ab
subject(s): AgricultureMulesRanchingSeeding
date: 1920
 
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image no.: 63952
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: 1926 Model Of A Van Brunt Pony Press Seed Drill, Which Was Designed To Be Hitched Behind Amouldboard Plow For Combination Seeding
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1926c
 
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image no.: 63971
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: 45-Foot Wide Homemade Soil Packer, Built By Placing Truck Tires At 8 Inch Intervals. This Packer Was Used On A Farm 6 Miles North Of Snipe Lake, Sk, But Was Found To Be Unsatisfactory Due To Excessive Soil Pulverization
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1953, May 25
 
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image no.: 63975
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A 1912 Model Reeves Cross Compound 40-140 Horsepower Steam Engine Sowing Wheat On The George Routledge Farm At Delisle, Sk. Routledge Used A Steam Engine For Motive Power Because A Previous Crop Failure Did Not Permit Him To Buy Fuel And Oil For His Gasoline Tractors
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtMachinerySeedingTractorsWheat
date: 1938
 
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image no.: 63973
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A 1912 Model Reeves Cross Compound 40-140 Horsepower Steam Engine Used To Sow Wheat With Three One-Way Disk Seeders On The George Routledge Farm At Delisle, Sk. Routledge'S 1937 Crop Had Been A Total Failure Due To Drought. When It Came Time To Seed The 1938 Crop, He Did Not Have Sufficient Funds To Buy Fuel And Oil For Any Of His Mccormick-Deering 22-36 Tractors. Rather Than Not Seed, He Used The Reeves Steam Engine Which Had Been In Storage For 12 Years. Fuel Was Supplied By Straw From The 1936 Wheat Crop And Water From Spring Run-Off. The University Of Saskatachewan'S Agricultural Engineering Department Designed The Hitch
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtMachinerySeedingTractorsWheat
date: 1938
 
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image no.: 63976
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Case Tractor Pulling A Case Seeder And Disker
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1945c
 
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image no.: 63957
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Caterpillar 30 Tractor Pulling 36 Feet Of Seeding And Cultivating Equipment
subject(s): AgricultureCultivatingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 63956
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Caterpillar 60 Tractor Pulling 36 Feet Of Seeding And Cultivating Equipment
subject(s): AgricultureCultivatingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 63958
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Caterpillar 60 Tractor Pulling 36 Feet Of Seeding And Cultivating Equipment
subject(s): AgricultureCultivatingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 63467
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Caterpillar Rd4 Tractor Pulling A Cockshutt Tiller Combine (Combination One-Way Disker And Packer)
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1935
 
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image no.: 65324
contact sheet: A2106
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Community Seeding Bee On The Farm Of A Neighbor Who Was Too Ill To Perform The Work Himself
subject(s): AgricultureBeesLifestyleMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1943
 
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image no.: 63970
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Dempster Furrow Seeder
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 63959
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Flexi-Coil Land Packer, Developed By Emmerson Summach, In Use At Asquith, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1954c
 
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image no.: 12989
contact sheet: A0401
collection: Ernest Symons, Rocanville Collection
description: A Horse With Three Oxen Seeding Prairies
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesOxenPrairiesSeeding
date:
 
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image no.: 63962
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Horse-Drawn Kirchner Seeder-Plow In Operation In Saskatchewan. This Machine Was Superceded By The One-Way Disker
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1925c
 
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image no.: 63963
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Horse-Drawn Kirchner Seeder-Plow In Operation In Saskatchewan. This Machine Was Superceded Bythe One-Way Disker
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1925c
 
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image no.: 63968
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Horse-Drawn Two-Furrow Plow And Press Drill
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 65707
contact sheet: A2121
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Jeep Pulling A Massey-Harris Seed Drill. This Was One In A Series Of Tests Conducted By The University Of Saskatchewan To Determine The Suitablility Of The Military Jeep For Use As A Farm Tractor
subject(s): AgricultureMachineryMilitaryResearchSeedingTrucks
date: 1946
 
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image no.: 63951
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A John Deere Model D Tractor Pulling A John Deere-Van Brunt Duplex Seed Drill
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1928c
 
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image no.: 63965
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Massey-Harris 101 Tractor Pulling A Massey-Harris 8-Foot One-Way Disker And An 8-Foot Pony Press Seed Drill In Clay Loam Soil
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1948
 
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image no.: 63460
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Massey-Harris 25 Tractor Pulling A Co-Op 6-Gang Disker On The H.A. Lewis Farm At Gray, Sk.This Disker - Serial Number 006 Was Amongst The First Diskers Manufactured By The Winnipeg-Based Co-Op Implements Ltd. It Was Based On A Prototype Built By H.L. Lewis In His Farm Shop
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1947
 
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image no.: 63972
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Mccormick-Deering Drill With A Mitchell Sub-Seeder Attachment
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1926c
 
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image no.: 63953
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Mccormick-Deering Power Lift Seed Drill Being Pulled By A Mccormick-Deering Landpacker. Both Units Are Being Drawn By Mccormick-Deering Tractors
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 63966
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Tractor-Drawn Plow Press Drill And Packer
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 63944
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: An International Td18 Tractor Pulling Two Disker-Seeders. On The Left Is A Massey-Harris Wide-Level Disk. On The Right Is A Co-Op Implements Disker
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1950
 
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image no.: 63964
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Close-Up Of A Horse-Drawn Kirchner Seeder-Plow In Operation In Saskatchewan. This Machine Was Superceded By The One-Way Disker
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1925c
 
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image no.: 63464
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Close-Up Of A Massey-Harris Wide-Level Disk Equipped With A Seeding Attachment
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeeding
date: 1948
 
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image no.: 60715
contact sheet: A1930
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: Dogwood Dene Seed Farm, Keating, Bc
subject(s): AgricultureCropsEnvironmentSeeding
date:
 
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image no.: 63945
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Early Form Of A Seeder-Plow Which Was Worked Only In Very Light Soils. It Never Became Popular
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1940c
 
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image no.: 63947
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Harold Mclaughlin, A Farmer From Spruce Grove, Ab, Driving A Mccormick-Deering 15-30 Tractor Which Is Pulling A Mccormick-Deering Combination Plow Press Drill, Trailing Plow Packer, And Four-Bottom Tractor Plow
subject(s): AgricultureMachineryPlowingSeedingTractors
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 63948
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: J. Macgregor Smith (L), Professor Of Agriculture At The University Of Alberta, And Harold Mclaughlin Inspecting The Mccormick-Deering Combination Outfit Used On Mclaughlin'S 800-Acre Farm Near Spruce Grove, Ab. The Outfit Consisted Of A Plow Press Drill,Trailing Plow Packer, Four-Bottom Tractor Plow, And A 15 -30 Tractor
subject(s): AgricultureMachineryPersonalitiesPlowingSeeding
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 63954
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: John Deere Plow Packer With Sub-Surface Wheels
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1926c
 
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image no.: 60280
contact sheet: A1911
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: John Deere Tractor Pulling A Model 494 Corn Planter Equipped With Fertilizer, Herbicide, And Insecticide Spray Attachments
subject(s): AgricultureCornFertilizationMachinerySeedingTractors
date:
 
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image no.: 60282
contact sheet: A1911
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: Loading Seed Into An Allis-Chalmers Seeder
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date:
 
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image no.: 63946
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Massey-Harris 101 Tractor Pulling A Massey-Harris One-Way Disker And A Crowfoot-Type Packer. The Seeding Width Was 8 1/2 Feet
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1949
 
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image no.: 63461
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Massey-Harris Wide-Level Disk With Seeding Attachment
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeeding
date: 1948
 
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image no.: 63462
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Massey-Harris Wide-Level Disk With Seeding Attachment
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeeding
date: 1948
 
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image no.: 60281
contact sheet: A1911
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: Minneapolis-Moline Seeder
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date:
 
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image no.: 63449
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: One-Way Disk Seeding A Drought-Stricken Saskatchewan Field
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingDroughtMachinerySeeding
date: 1935c
 
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image no.: 65325
contact sheet: A2106
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Participants In A Saskatchewan Community Seeding Bee, Having Lunch In A Field. The Bee Was Organized To Assist A Neighbour Who Was Too Ill To Seed His Own Crop
subject(s): AgricultureDiningLifestyleSeedingTrucks
date: 1943
 
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image no.: 8578
contact sheet: A0268
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Pioneer Sowing Grain By Hand. Drawing By C.W. Jefferys.,
subject(s): AgricultureImmigrationSeeding
date: 1785c
 
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image no.: 63960
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Planting Fall Wheat On The Walter Steinwold Farm At Hudson, Colorado, Using A Caterpillar Diesel Thirty-Five Tractor And Two 10 Foot Furrow Drills.
subject(s): AgricultureMachineryPlantingSeedingTractorsWheat
date: 1933, September
 
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image no.: 63967
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: R.P. Frey Of The University Of Saskatchewan'S Agricultural Engineering Department Testing A Horse-Drawn Seeder Plow And Packer
subject(s): AgricultureMachineryPersonalitiesSeedingUniversities
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 72539
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Reclamation Work Following The 1930 Drought In Saskatchewan On A Reclamation Farm In Cadillac, Sk, Using A Three Furrow Lister With A Broadcast Seeding Attachment On Badly Eroded Land. The Seeding Attachment Is Made From A Fertilizer Attachment For A Drill. This Method Of Ridging And Seeding Has Proven Very Successful In Checking Severe Soil Drifting
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEquipmentErosionMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1938c
 
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image no.: 72538
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Reclamation Work Following The 1930 Drought In Saskatchewan On A Reclamation Farm In Cadillac, Sk, Using Farm Equipment To Prevent Soil Drifting. This Type Of Machine Is Actually More Efficient Than A Lister For Plowing Furrows To Stop Drifting. Furrows Are Usually Plowed At Intervals Of From 1 Rod (51/2 Yards) To 4 Rods Depending On The Extent Of Drifing In The Field. A Four Furrow Mouldboard Plow With Two Centre Bottoms Removed Makes A Good Tool For Extreme Listing
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEquipmentMachineryPlowingSeeding
date: 1938c
 
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image no.: 72540
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Reclamation Work Following The 1930 Drought In Saskatchewan On A Reclamation Farm In Cadillac, Sk. Shown Is A Close Up Of A Threshing Machine Buried In Drift Soil. The Land Around The Machine Was Seeded To Spring Rye
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEquipmentMachineryRyeSeeding
date: 1938c
 
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image no.: 72541
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Reclamation Work Following The 1930 Drought In Saskatchewan On A Reclamation Farm In Cadillac, Sk.The Dempster Drill Is Being Used To Ridge And Seed On Badly Drifted Land. This Machine Is Only Effective If The Shovels Can Bring Up Lumps From The Subsoil. Construction Of The Machine Is Not Heavy Enough For This Type Of Work
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEquipmentMachinerySeeding
date: 1938c
 
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image no.: 12775
contact sheet: A0395
collection: Ernest Symons, Rocanville Collection
description: Reeves Coal Burning Engine With Seeders
subject(s): AgricultureSeeding
date: 1915c
 
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image no.: 63974
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Refilling Seed Boxes, Straw Rack, And Water Tanks During Seeding Operations On The George Routledge Farm At Delisle, Sk. Routledge Used A 1912 Model Reeves Cross Compound 40-140 Horsepower Steam Engine For Motive Power Because A Previous Crop Failure Did Not Permit Him To Buy Fuel And Oil For His Gasoline Tractors
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1938
 
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image no.: 72586
contact sheet: A2447
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Seed Is Loaded From A Truckbed Into A Seeder Pulled By A Tractor Driven By A Woman Lydia Hildebrandt In The Morden, Mb, Area
subject(s): AgricultureEquipmentMachineryPersonalitiesSeedingTractorsTrucksWomen
date:
 
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image no.: 72537
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Seeding A Badly Drifted Field At The Cadillac Reclamation Area Farm In Cadillac,Sk. Note How The Drifted Soil Has Piled Up In The Russian Thistle
subject(s): AgricultureCropsDroughtEquipmentPlowingSeeding
date: 1938c
 
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image no.: 63961
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Seeding Attachment, Designed By The Filyk Brothers, On A 21-Foot Disk Harrow. The Unit Worked Well Mechanically, But Suffered Many Problems In Operation As A Seeding Machine, And Was Eventually Discarded As Impractical. It Was Tested And Photographed By Professor R.P. Frey Of The University Of Saskatchewan
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingHarrowingMachinerySeeding
date: 1927c
 
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image no.: 64680
contact sheet: A2081
collection: P.F.R.A., Regina Collection
description: Seeding Barley On Drifted Land In The Cadillac Reclamation Area
subject(s): AgricultureBarleyDroughtEnvironmentMachinerySeeding
date: 1937c
 
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image no.: 63950
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Seeding On A Saskatchewan Farm Using A Mccormick - Deering 41-Marker Duplex Drill And 15-30 Tractor
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 63949
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Seeding On Lake View Farm, Located Near Harris, Sk. The Farm Consisted Of Nine Sections Of Land And Was Owned By The Wilson Brothers. Field Work Was Performed On A Round-The-Clock Basis By A Team Of Eight Drivers Operating Four Mccormick-Deering Tractors
subject(s): AgricultureElevatorsMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 63448
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Seeding On The R.A. Johnson Farm, Beadle Sk, Using A Caterpillar Diesel Td35 Tractor And Two International Harvester One-Way Diskers
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1940c
 
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image no.: 63955
contact sheet: A2054
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Seeding On The Wilson Brothers Farm Near Harris, Sk, Using A Team Of Four Drivers Working Inthree Shifts And The Two Mccormick-Deering Tractors And 49-Furrow Power-Lift Drills Depicted Inthe , Graph, The Wilsons Managed To Seed 1800 Acres Of Wheat In 144 Hours
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 63969
contact sheet: A2055
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Seeding With A Dempster Furrow Seeder
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 14923
contact sheet: A0465
collection: Morden Research Station Collection
description: Spring Seeding On Moorhouse Farm Northeast Of Deerwood, Mb
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesMachinerySeeding
date: 1927c
 
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image no.: 66402
contact sheet: A2149
collection: Gait Agricultural Collection
description: Stuart Outfit Seeding 600 Acres Using Five Teams Of Horses Near Kimball, Ab
subject(s): AgricultureHorsesSeeding
date: 1928
 
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image no.: 63458
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: The First Disker To Have A Seeding Attachment Mounted To It. Built By M.G. Cressman. Shown At A Farm Machinery Field Day At Kindersley, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingMachinerySeeding
date: 1945
 
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image no.: 64028
contact sheet: A2057
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: The Forever Grain And Grass Seed Cleaners, Manufactured By Forever Industries Limited Of Winnipeg
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1958
 
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image no.: 64029
contact sheet: A2057
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: The Panogen Seed Cleaner
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1946
 
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image no.: 64030
contact sheet: A2057
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: The Panogen Seed Cleaner
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeeding
date: 1946
 
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image no.: 50577
contact sheet: A1523
collection: Edith Hancox Collection
description: Tractor Drawn Seeder At Work In Southern Manitoba Farm
subject(s): AgricultureMachinerySeedingTractors
date: 1956c
 
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image no.: 60241
contact sheet: A1910
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: Two Steam-Drawn Plows Followed By Horse-Drawn Harrows And Seeders
subject(s): AgricultureHarrowingPlowingSeedingTractors
date: 1910c