Harvest Tales - Thomas County 01
Roberta Meek submitted these harvest photos of the threshing operation of her father, Robert Harrison Vawter.
A tractor-operated threshing machine blows straw into a stack. Many farmers used this straw as bedding for livestock throughout the winter.
Crew members pitch bundles of wheat into a threshing machine, which separates the grain from the straw.
A threshing machine blows straw into a stack.
A tractor pulls a load of bundled wheat from the field to the threshing machine.
Wheat pours into a grain truck for hauling to an elevator.