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Jenkins Equipment Company Debuts Sherwin-Williams Tractor With Weed-Spraying Attachment, January 1949

Jenkins Equipment Company Debuts Sherwin-Williams Tractor With Weed-Spraying Attachment, January 1949 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 2, 1949
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LOADED FOR A KILLING--WEEDS, THAT IS: With two 500-gallon drums of a special chemical-and-water solution and a special spraying attachment the tractor shown above is all ready to kill off noxious weeds in 20 acres of crop land. Edgar P. "Dutch" Widmyer of Dexter is at the wheel and Ralph Jenkins, also of Dexter and local distributor of this Sherwin-Williams tractor-attachment, is standing at his side. The weed-killing attachment delivers a spray 18 feet wide. One day's production can be 100 acres.

Massey-Harris Tractor Pulls Three-Plow Unit on Warren Murdoch Farm, April 1949

Massey-Harris Tractor Pulls Three-Plow Unit on Warren Murdoch Farm, April 1949 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 13, 1949
Caption
POWER FOR GANG PLOWING: Newcomer in the field of mechanization for Washtenaw county farms is this huge Massey-Harris tractor, shown pulling a three-plow unit on the Warren Murdoch farm at 7724 Walsh Rd., four miles north of Dexter. This machine is one of the largest, if not the largest, tractors to be introduced in the county, according to Ralph S. Jenkins, Dexter dealer. On the "Nebraska Test" it registers 47.04 h.p. on the belt, maximum, and 41.36, maximum, on the draw bar.

Farm children return from Chicago trip, May 1947

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Ann Arbor News, May 23, 1947
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RETURN FROM CHICAGO TRIP: The Easton school pupils' four-day stay in Chicago was worth a year of working for money to finance the trip, judging from the smiles they displayed last night upon their arrival home on the Twilight Limited. The pupils participated on the Town and Farm program Wednesday morning over the NBC network. They were guests of the Armour Meat Packing Co. at a luncheon and the Chicago Cubs at a baseball game during their stay. Those taking the vacation trip were: First row (left to right)--Erwin Trinkle, Marjorie Bradbury, Frances Pidd, Edwin Coy, and Erwin Pidd; second row--Mrs. James E. Davis, teacher at the school who accompanied the group, Betty Lou Bradbury, William Stoffer, Betty Jane Pidd, Audrey Coy and Charles Trinkle.

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Farmers Fight Uphill Battle To Keep Land

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Doing The Chores

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Retiree Wants To Preserve Old Farm

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3 Washtenaw Farms Join 'Centennial' List

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