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Published August 16, 2010, 12:00 AM

Photo gallery: Old-time harvest


Brian Hall of West Fargo sits on a wheat pile before unloading it onto the threshing machine. David Samson/The Forum

  • Brian Hall of West Fargo sits on a wheat pile before unloading it onto the threshing machine. David Samson/The Forum
  • Ryan Kahly of Moorhead, left, and Mark Germstad from Sabin load wheat to the threshing machine as Germstad's son, Doug, 9, takes a rest on the wheat pile. David Samson/The Forum
  • The threshing operation shifts into high gear as volunteers keep the wheat flowing into the threshing machine on the Matt Folstad farm located west of West Fargo. David Samson/The Forum
  • Matt Folstad, left, and Roger Barenthsen fuel up the Minneapolis tractor as Ryan Kahly waits to drop off another load of wheat to the threshing machine. David Samson/The Forum
  • Roger Barenthsen of West Fargo watches the harvested wheat collect in a gravity box. David Samson/The Forum
  • Wheat straw flies from the wind stacker of threshing machine as the harvest operation is in full swing. David Samson/The Forum
  • Matt Folstad monitors the 1923 Minneapolis 17-30 tractor that is connected to the threshing machine. David Samson/The Forum
  • Brian Hall of West Fargo loads wheat into the feeder of the threshing machine. David Samson/The Forum
  • Matt Folstad checks over the Keck-Gonnerman threshing machine at the start of his harvest operation on his farm west of West Fargo. David Samson/The Forum
  • Chuck Thompson of West Fargo drives a tractor pulls the wagon as wheat is collected on the Matt Folstad farm. David Samson/The Forum
  • John Stangland of West Fargo loads wheat bundles on a wagon. David Samson/The Forum
  • Pitchforks are used to load wheat on the wagon. David Samson/The Forum
  • The bundled wheat is loaded on a wagon to be hauled to the threshing machine. David Samson/The Forum
  • Bundled wheat is ready for harvest on the Matt Folstad farm located west of West Fargo. David Samson/The Forum