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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.: 64676
contact sheet: A2081
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Caterpillar Sixty Tractor Pulling 55 Feet Of Stiff Shank Cultivators In An Attempt To Controlsoil Drifting On A Pfra Project Area South Of Swift Current, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureCultivatingDroughtEnvironmentMachinery
date: 1935c
 
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image no.: 64852
contact sheet: A2088
collection: P.F.R.A., Regina Collection
description: A Deserted Farm In The Rolling Hills Area Of Alberta.,
subject(s): AgricultureBuildingsDroughtEnvironmentHouses
date: 1949, July
 
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image no.: 63443
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Horse-Drawn Disker Operating In Saskatchewan During Drought Conditions
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingDroughtHorsesMachinery
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 72549
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: A Lone Man Looking Out Over The Gully Erosion West Of Bruxelles, Mb
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtErosionTowns
date: 1955c
 
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image no.: 63442
contact sheet: A2035
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: A Massey-Harris 8-Foot One-Way Disker Being Drawn By A Ten Horse Team
subject(s): AgricultureDiskingDroughtHorsesMachinery
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 64593
contact sheet: A2079
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: A Poplar Tree Rooting Adventitiously In Soil Drifted To A Depth Of Fifteen Feet. The Trees Apparently Were Not Suffering
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosionTrees
date: 1937, September 5
 
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image no.: 8727
contact sheet: A0272
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Artist'S Sketch Of Abandoned Farm Buildings During Drought In Western Prairie
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtPrairies
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 8726
contact sheet: A0272
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Artist'S Sketch Of Prairie Dust Storm In Western Canada
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtPrairiesStorms
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 64577
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Ash, Maple, And Caragana Trees Planted In The Spring Of 1936 In Drifting Sand, Across The Road From The Cadillac, Sk, Reclamation Area
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosionTrees
date: 1936, July
 
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image no.: 64583
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Automobile Parked On The Relamation Area, Section 18-9-12-W3, Six Miles East Of Cadillac, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureAutomobilesDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, July
 
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image no.: 64591
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Badly Drifted Area Along Highway #13, Halfway Between Aneroid And Ponteix, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, June
 
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image no.: 64575
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Badly-Drifted Area Five Miles West Of Ponteix, Sk, On North Side Of Highway 13. Farm Buildings In Middle Distance. Stunted Poplar Trees In Foreground
subject(s): AgricultureBuildingsDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, June
 
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image no.: 64576
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Blown-Out Area Southwest Of Meyronne, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, June
 
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image no.: 64578
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Blown-Out Area Southwest Of Meyronne, Sk, Township 7-7-W3. Drifted Sand Held Down By Russian Thistle. Moisture 6 Inches Below The Surface
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, July
 
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image no.: 7669
contact sheet: A0240
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Cadillac Reclamation Area. This Area Was Used For Seeding.,
subject(s): AgricultureDrought
date: 1937, April
 
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image no.: 72547
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Cadillac, Sk, Reclamation Area Before Any Work Was Started. The Light Soil Has The Tendency To Move With The Slightest Wind. The Depth Of The Soil Varies From One To Five Feet
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtMachinery
date: 1942
 
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image no.: 16518
contact sheet: A0518
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Cadillac, Sk, Reclamation Area. This Was Seeding Area For April, 1937.
subject(s): DepressionDroughtTowns
date: 1937, April
 
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image no.: 16517
contact sheet: A0518
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Drifting Soil Half Way Up A Building And Machinery On Saskatchewan Prairie
subject(s): BuildingsDepressionDroughtMachineryPrairies
date: 1933c
 
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image no.: 7671
contact sheet: A0240
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Drifting Soil On Saskatchewan Prairie
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtPrairies
date: 1936
 
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image no.: 64814
contact sheet: A2086
collection: P.F.R.A., Regina Collection
description: Eroded Land Contrasted With The Tecumseh Pasture In The Background
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtErosionIrrigation
date: 1949c
 
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image no.: 72546
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Four Men Standing On The Morden Dam At The Reclamation Project Southeast Of Morden, Mb
subject(s): AgricultureDamsDroughtRiversTowns
date: 1942
 
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image no.: 72543
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Gainsborough Creek Dam, A Reclamation Project Following The Drought Of 1930s, Located In The Extreme Southwest Corner Of Manitoba
subject(s): AgricultureDamsDrought
date: 1942
 
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image no.: 63555
contact sheet: A2039
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Harvesting A Drought Stricken Wheat Crop On The J.W. Blakley Farm At Ryley, Ab
subject(s): AgricultureCropsDroughtHarvestingMachineryWheat
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 64582
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Large Area Near Meyroone, Sk, Being Reclaimed By Russian Thistle, Pigweed, Wild Cress, Tumbling Mustard, And Manitoba Wheat Burr. Plenty Of Wells In The Area, But Not Much Water
subject(s): AgricultureBuildingsDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, July
 
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image no.: 60841
contact sheet: A1935
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: Man Inspecting Building On Abandoned Farm
subject(s): AgricultureBuildingsDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 64592
contact sheet: A2079
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Man Standing On Badly Drifted Land On The G.W. Kemp Farm, Section Ne 6-10-10-W3, Aneroid, Sk
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1937, September 5
 
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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.: 64675
contact sheet: A2081
collection: H.A. Lewis Collection
description: Raking Russian Thistle To Be Used For Stock Feed On The Pultz Brothers Farm Near Saskatoon,Sk
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentHaying
date: 1938, May 7
 
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image no.: 64584
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Reclamation Area Six Miles East Of Cadillac, Sk. Man Standing Beside A Well. Automobile On Right
subject(s): AgricultureAutomobilesDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1936, July
 
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image no.: 64594
contact sheet: A2079
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Reclamation Project On Sections Ne 6- And Nw 5-9-10-W3, Aneroid, Sk. The Reclamation Area Had Been Seeded To Rye In The Fall, But Subsequent Drifting Had Covered The Seeded Area, Badly Bruising The Young Rye. The Trees In The Photograph Had Soil Blown Away From Their Roots To A Depth Of Two Feet Exposing The Roots But The Trees Remained Healthy Due To The Plentiful Moisture Underneath
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosionTrees
date: 1936, September
 
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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.: 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.: 16516
contact sheet: A0518
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Roadway North Of Mortlach, Sk, Almost Impassable Due To Drifting Soil
subject(s): DepressionDrought
date: 1936, June
 
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image no.: 7670
contact sheet: A0240
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Roadway North Of Mortlach. Almost Impassable Due To Drifting Sand.,
subject(s): AgricultureDrought
date: 1936, June
 
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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.: 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.: 64585
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Soil Drifting On Land West Of Acadia Valley And North Of Blindloss, Ab
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosion
date: 1935, October 15
 
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image no.: 72542
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Souris River Reclamation Dam Northeast Of Melita, Mb, In 1941 During Spring Run Off. The Dam Was Constructed Following The Drought Of The 1930s
subject(s): AgricultureDamsDroughtRiversTowns
date: 1941
 
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image no.: 72545
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Souris River Reclamation Dam, Near Napinka, Mb, Constructed Following The Drought In 1930s
subject(s): AgricultureDamsDroughtRiversTowns
date: 1942
 
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image no.: 72544
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Souris River Reclamation Dam, Northeast Of Melita, Mb, Constructed After The Drought Of 1930s
subject(s): AgricultureDamsDroughtRiversTowns
date: 1942
 
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image no.: 7668
contact sheet: A0240
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Spring Rye Growing At Edge Of Area That Was Controlled
subject(s): AgricultureCropsDroughtRye
date: 1937
 
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image no.: 16515
contact sheet: A0518
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Spring Rye Growing At Edge Of Drought Area On Saskatchewan Prairie
subject(s): DepressionDroughtPrairiesRye
date: 1936c
 
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image no.: 65613
contact sheet: A2118
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: Unloading 550,000 Trees For Use As A Shelter Belt Project In Conquest, Sk
subject(s): Shelter BeltsAgricultureResearchTreesDrought
date: 1939, May 2
 
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image no.: 64581
contact sheet: A2078
collection: P.F.R.A. Tree Nursery, Indian Head Collection
description: View Of A Willow Clump That Had Established Itself Naturally On A Sand Dune. There Was No Other Vegetation Apparent For A Quarter Of A Mile, And The Soil Was Constantly Moving
subject(s): AgricultureDroughtEnvironmentErosionTrees
date: 1936, July
 
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image no.: 64753
contact sheet: A2084
collection: P.F.R.A., Regina Collection
description: View Of The Cadillac Community Project Dam From The Downstream Side, Showing The Water Reservoir, Fill And Concrete Spillway
subject(s): AgricultureDamsDroughtIrrigation
date: 1949, September 12
 
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image no.: 72548
contact sheet: A2446
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Worker Clearing The Land Of Small Trees And Shrubs (Brush) For Cultivation Using Mccormich- Deering Machinery
subject(s): AgricultureCultivatingDroughtEquipmentMachineryTrees
date: 1929c