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August 15, 2019

Thursday, August 17, 1989

Old threshing machine donated to museum

Standing in the yard of the Powder River Historical Museum as mute testimony to changing farming methods is a McCormick-Deering threshing machine, owned by the Brownfield and Gardner Ranches of Box Elder Creek.

The machine, in nearly mint condition, was acquired nearly 40 years ago at a Yellowstone Valley auction near Miles City. Towering above other examples of by-gone farm machinery, it is considered a valued acquisition by the Historical Society.

Contrasting to the behemoth in a busy fortnight of acquisitions are intere...

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