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Pic taken in 1925 on my grandpa's family homestead. He was 8 at the time of this pic and is not in the pic, just his older brothers and a cousin. Russel, the youngest brother in the Wohlt clan, was only 5 when this pic is taken. He's the last living brother and still lives on the farm (he still has 2 M's on it but they have not run for over 10 years).
They farmed with horses, and this was their first tractor according to Russel. There has always been a McCormic / Farmall on the farm since this pic. They also had an A that was sold about 25 years ago.
I think this is a McCormic 10-20 Edgar Wohlt is driving. Pic was on the cover of Wisconsin Farmer this April
Last edited by ToddW on Tue Dec 01, 2009 10:30 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Todd , that is an awesome piece of family history . Good luck with the M's.
1979 International Cub (Artie),193 plow,22 sickle mower,144 cultivator,54a blade,59" belly mower,wheel weights
1944 John Deere B , A-3 B-3 two way plow.....Grandpa's Deere,Still can't find his FARMALL A
Todd, that is a piece of family history to be proud of. Hope you manage to keep the M's in the family.
High atop Hummingbird Hill
In the Missouri Ozarks
Thanks guys. It is a great family picture.
I get over to see Russel several times a year, but I did not see this pic on the cover of the magazine until I was there last weekend. The picture really floored me how far back that property has been in the family. The barn still looks to be in great shape now, much like in the pic back then.
August Wohlt (my great grand-father) bought the land and built the farm in the late 1800's.
I do really need to acquire at least one of those M's before they are gone. I'll deal with finding where to keep it later. Russel and his daughter's know I'm interested, but they say they have no idea why I need something that big like the M. When Russel saw my cub he said he'd trade one of the M's for it..I said no way!!
Get them both, Todd. You won't regret it.
MD, Deep Creek Lake
"1950 Something" Farmall Cub
1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
1951 Farmall Super C w/FH
great photro and story. thanks for sharing it, i enjoyed it.
'If they're tappin', they're not burnin'
Great story. Thanks for sharing it with us.
"Life's tough.It's even tougher if you're stupid."
- John Wayne
" We hang petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
Great piece of family history, sure hope you can work out something on those M's too.
Member IHCC Chapter 37 & 42 - North Carolina
Is there any chance you could work out something for the whole farm in order to keep it in the family?
I know that you had mentioned something about living out in the country a while back, and maybe this would be the ticket!
Mike in La Crosse, WI
Mike (Happy as a Lark in Allison Park, PA)
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I've buy a lotterey ticket every now and then. Winning Powerball would do it
Russel's 2 daughters are in their 60's, and know what the land will sell for to an interested developer. It's going to go in the 7 figures when it sells Good for them, but out of my budget
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