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Title
Modern farming on the Pacific Coast, the picture shows a traction engine plowing near the junction of the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers in California
Date Created and/or Issued
1905
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2008-2001
PHOTO: AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS: PLOWS
Shows field with bare earth in foreground, traction-engine is pulling three five-gang plows and two seeders through a field in delta near Stockton Calif. On verso is handwritten date 1/3/05. Stamped "World's Work, Article, Plate Wanted" and "On line Southern Pacific".
Used in the following article, courtesy of Southern Pacific Company: The government and the new farmer / by Clarence H. Poe. The World's work : a history of our time. New York : Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905. Vol. IX, no. 5 (March, 1905), pg. 5951-5964.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 7 3/8 x 9 3/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001390899CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-4224
Subject
Plowing--California--San Joaquin County
Plows--California--San Joaquin County
Farming--California--San Joaquin County
San Joaquin County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Joaquin County
San Joaquin County (Calif.)

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