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Baling Hay on Maulhardt Ranch
View of a group of men posing on and in front of a steam-powered hay-baling machine. Machine resembles a small locomotive engine. Wagons, haybales, and other farm equipment are visible in the background.

Library records include two notes:…

Tractor and Thresher
View of a tractor towing a threshing machine on Rancho Guadalasca. An unidentified man is driving the tractor. A second unidentified man is standing on top of the thresher.

Mahan's Thresher
Scene shows several workers out in the field with threshing equipment. Some workers stand on the machinery, while others stand nearby with other equipment and horses.

W. M. Zeller Threshing Outfit
Agricultural laborers that are part of W. M. Zeller threshing crew, with their wagons, machinery, and horses. Smoke is billowing out of machinery in the middle of the photograph. American flag flying. Hills in the background. Library records also…

Untitled, (Mule or Horse Team with 2 Men and Farm Implements) postcard
A team of mules or horses appears to be pulling a farm implement upon which a man is sitting. Another man is visible within the group of animals. Hills, buildings, utility poles and wires are visible in the distance.

[AZO in stamp area]

Weather Station Reading with Mr. Blanchard
Mr. Blanchard (possibly Ralph Blanchard) examines temperatures in a Valencia orange orchard. Caption reads "Showing how temperatures are watched - Valencia Orange trees on north side of entrance road. Mr. Blanchard pointing to reading 72 degrees in…

Hondo Ranch Lemon Grove
Southern view of newly planted lemon orchard with irrigation equipment. Caption reads "Looking S from Berylwood Rd/ across TR 15 (B.I Co. [Berylwood Investment Company] Hondo Ranch) new lemon grove planting."

Tractor and Planting Device in Field
A man drives a tractor that is pulling a planting device across a field. Another man and a girl are on top of the device. There is a barn in the background and some small trees in the field.

Worker on Sugar Beet Machine
Snapshot, close view of a worker on sugar beet machine in a field. Many beets in view on the machine.

Model T Hooked up with Hay Mower
Scene showing two men in a vast beet field, one in a Model T and the other on a hay mower. The Model T is hooked up with hay mower. Unknown location, although it is either Oxnard or Hueneme.

Farm Scene - Horses, Equipment, and Men
Farm scene showing men, horse teams, and equipment in a vast field. It appears no crops are growing on the field yet. Mountains in the background. Image is mounted.

Baling Bean Straw
Agricultural scene at Goodyear Ranch showing several men, horses and equipment. They are baling lima bean straw.

Filling Hoppers of Bean Planter with Beans
View of a man filling the hoppers of the bean planter on the Goodyear Ranch, taken from behind. Two horses are hitched to the been planter. Windows on left of image, orchard on the right of image.

Group photo of (l-r): Richard Maulhardt, Robert Pfeiler, Emil Pfeiler (all of Oxnard, CA), members of the Farm Implement Committee at Ventura County Historical Museum (known in 2022 as Museum of Ventura County. Richard sits and works a tool grinder,…

View of a Marion topper and loader used in sugar beet harvesting. Machine is in the middle of a field.

Marion Topper Machine
Closeup of the rear of Marion topper machine at work in the middle of a field. It is helping with harvest of sugar beets. A wagon alongside the machine appears to be filled with sugar beets.

Old Olive Press, Camulos, Cal. postcard
Closeup view of an old olive press in a yard with a white fence in the background. There are orange trees in the background. The words "Old Olive Press, Camulos, Cal." written along the bottom left of postcard.
[Rieder, M., Los Angeles, made in…

Frank Marr on Samson Tractor
Frank Marr sits on a Samson tractor pulling farm equipment. Photo taken from behind, Frank turned toward the viewer. Field and farm building in the background.

Baling Bean Straw
Agricultural scene showing men, horses, and agricultural equipment working to bale lima bean straw.

Yuba Tractor on Vanoni Ranch
An unidentified man drives a Yuba tractor in a field on Vanoni Ranch. There is some equipment laying on the ground behind him.

Agricultural Group Photo
Outdoor panorama, gray toned photograph of agricultural land, workers, horses, wagons, sacks, tractors, pulley belt thresher in the scene. There is an open car with some men on left of photo and there are some houses in the background just off of the…

Workers in Lima Bean Fields, Santa Paula
Sepia toned outdoor farming scene with men, threshing machinery, horses and wagons. Photograph is "rippled" from being glued to a backing. "Thermal Belt Thrashing Company operating in the Lima Bean fields near SantaPaula,Cal." "Photo#676 S.U.…

Gill Brothers Lima Bean Threshing Outfit
Panorama shot of the Gill Brothers lima bean threshing outfit in Camarillo, California. Several farm workers stand in the forefront looking at the camera. Threshing equipment and horse-drawn carts are in the background.

Bean Threshing on Deidrick Ranch
Panorama of a bean threshing outfit on Deidrick Ranch. A group of workers stand in the center of the shot and face the camera. The bean threshing machine is behind them.

Bean Threshing, Oxnard postcard
An oval agricultural scene showing farm equipment being used to thresh beans in Oxnard, CA. Men and a team of horses or mules is also visible. The message is written around the oval image on the front of the postcard.
[Poggi, I.M.]
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