Hauling Wool in Harney County - circa 1910

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Hauling Wool in Harney County - A. D. Browning

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In the early twentieth century, Harney County was one of several eastern Oregon counties helping to make the state a major producer of wool and sheep. This photo shows an eight-mule team pulling two wagons of large bales on the way to market. Note in detail view 2 the bells on the lead pair, which warned anyone coming the other way about their presence, and provided advance notice when the team approached a settlement or town.

-- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon.

Additional Information

Item Number AA1196
Photographer A. D. Browning
Location Harney County
Subject Farming and Ranching, Horses, Mules and Oxen
Decade 1910s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Glass Negative
Size of Original 4.6 x 5.8 inches
Photographer's Number No