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"This picture here was taken in 1936, and this was practically the only wheat field that I know of that was harvested [in the county]. I just picked it up – The wheat was there, and I used that for just chicken feed. It was so dry that the ground started to blow, and it go real fine that it would extend over. And more land would blow."
   [Question:] "Do you remember how much you paid for that combine?"
   "Yes, it was about $1,785. Oh, they're around from, I imagine, $12,000 to $25,000 now [in 1979] for these combines. The prices are not in line, that's all I can see. That's the big trouble now."

Fritz Fredrick

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