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J.T. McGregor Collection
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Alex Anderson's Threshing Outfit

Photograph of Alex Anderson's first threshing outfit on Orchard Farm (S.E. 30-11-18, Forest District, R.M of Elton, Manitoba). The photograph includes a Waterloo steam engine and Battle Cree Advance separator, purchased from John McIllwraith.

J.T. McGregor Collection

  • CA DHM 1977.6
  • Collection
  • 1891-1977; Predominantly 1900-1912

The material in this collection consists primarily of photographs pertaining to the McGregor family and to farming activities in the R.M. of Elton. The collection includes photographic portraits of Archie, William, and Sarah Taylor McGregor and a sketched portrait of Grant McEwan. Other photographs include the McGregor Bros., Alex Anderson, and Chalmer Bros. threshing outfits, as well as the farms of J.T. Clark, Robert Reid, Pierce Couling, John William Sandison, and William Dope. The only textual material in the collection is a biography of John William Sandison, written by J.T. McGregor.

John Taylor McGregor

McGregor Bros. Threshing Outfit, 1906

Photograph of the Archie, William, and Duncan McGregor Bros. Theshing outfit on farm 1-11-19, north of Brandon. The photograph was taken on the first day of operation using new Sawyer Massey Equipment. Identified are Duncan McGregor, in charge of the outfit (standing with arms akimbo); steam engineer, Frank Grant; separator operator, Mr.Boles; Fireman, Roy McPhail; Grain man, Albert Hamilton (standing on empty rack); and Sidney Grave.

Davidson Brothers

Sandison Harvest, 1891

Photograph of 14 teams swathing a field with horse-drawn binders. In the foreground is a man on horseback identified as William Sandison.

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