Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bunker Hill's First Combine - 1930

The first combine in the Bunker Hill area belonged to Bill Benjey, father of Harold, Leon, Grant, Charles, and Jack.  The date was 1930 when this Rumley was in operation and photographed.  Pictured are Harold and Bill Benjey and Gene Sawyer.  On the wagon are Frank Keirle and an unidentified man.

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--Provided by the Bunker Hill Historical Society

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