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|Farming: Ploughing, Harvesting, Milking, Threshing, etc.|
|Horse-drawn Reaper A horse drawn reaper, an early piece of
farm machinery, in mid-19th century Ontario.
|Massey Light Binder The horse-drawn Massey Light Binder in
the late 19th century, an early product of a Toronto, Ontario based farm machinery company that
rose to Canada-wide eminence from the 1880s onward.
|Ploughing Match A post-Confederation ploughing match in Nova
|Reaping Grain Farming in post-confederation Ontario included
raising and reaping grain with horses.
|Barley Farmer Ontario barley-farmer at work in Haldimand
County, early 1900s.
|Dairy Farming Dairy farming and milking the cows, c. early
|Steam Farming Discing and harrowing the Canadian Plains,
powered by steam.
|Ukrainian Farmer A Ukrainian farmer working with oxen on his
homestead in Alberta, 1907.
|Eaton Farm Harrowing on Eaton Farm, Toronto, Ontario,
|Apple Harvesting Post-confederation apple harvesting at
Clarkson, Ontario, both for Ontario and export markets.
|The Hay Wagon An early farm on the edge of the Canadian
|Winnowing Grain Winnowing grain at Black Creek Pioneer
Village in Toronto, a method employed by pioneers since ancient times by utilizing the wind to
blow away the lighter chaff from the kernels of wheat.
|Oxen Plowing A team of oxen plowing at Black Creek Pioneer
Village in Toronto. Although slow, the strong beasts were basic to the emerging farms in Upper
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