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Planting Wheat Pioneer Style

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title Planting Wheat Pioneer Style
Description FIRST PLACi: ANECDOTL PLANTING WHEAT PIONEER STVLE Glenn Thomas 2850 Monroe Blvd. Ogden, Utah 84403 Tn order to have the old flour bin filled lor the coming v.jinter, my inother requested I plant a field of 1926 at Wales. I had assisted the year before. (-lacing the lines around my neck, vith the team hooked to the hand ulov, 1 pointed it- into the hard, d r v, so i-1. Huge clods were turned over while I was thrown about desper- with an ax, and leveling, the planting could begin. Sacks ot wheat were placed at the top* middle, and was then filled with wheat and buckled with a leather position at the top of t ne fields I carefulIv sighted a point at the middle and again at the bottom and began step, I reached into the bucket, took a handful of grain and allowed it to sift through my fingers with a sweeping mot ion of the arm, maki ng sure the grain was being again at the bottom of the fields and repeating tins riijirroweo into the ground and furrows made for irrigating. S'ater turns were met faithfully. A rich reward came at harvest time with an excellent crop of wheat. Some was taken to the mill and made into flour. Thankfully, the old bin was filled for another year. 3
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Identifier 017_Planting Wheat Pioneer Style.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325059
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325059