The Farmer's Last Frontier: Agriculture, 1860-1897

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List of Illustrations
PAGE
Map of General Pattern of Great Soil Groups10
Fraudulent Land Entries: A House "Twelve by Fourteen"; A Bona
Fide Residence
58
A Central Pacific Train Crossing the Humboldt River58
A First-Class Hotel on the Plains in 186759
A First-Class Hotel on the Plains in 186959
The Levee at New Orleans104
Mississippi River Transportation in the Nineteenth Century105
Cotton Trains at Houston, Texas105
Mowing Grain with a Cradle, and Binding by Hand134
Harvesting with a Header and Barges134
Front View of Combine Used in San Joaquin Valley in the 1890's135
Rear View of Same Machine135
A Nineteenth-Century Silo160
A Threshing Crew in the Day of the Steam Tractor160
A 24-Gang Plow in California, before 1900160
The 'Bull' Plow161
Planting Wheat on a Bonanza Farm161
Results of Tree Planting on the Plains and of Irrigation Farther
West in the Nineteenth Century: In Buffalo County, Kansas;
In Ness County, Kansas; An Arid-Country Field at First Irriga-
tion; The Same Field a Few Years Later
214
Railroad Hotel Service for Man and Beast: Dining-Sleeping Car on
the Union Pacific; The Burton Stock Car
215
Butter Making in the Home258
Butter Making de Luxe in the 1890's258
A Country Fair of about 1880259
A Junior Naturalists' Club in Rural New York278
A Traveling Agricultural Library278
A Massachusetts Road of the 1890's, before Improvement279
The Same Road after Improvement279
Types of Farm Homes, 1861-1897 (four views)368
Types of Farm Homes, 1861-1867 (four views) 369

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