Oxen on Turn-of-the-Century Farm
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Oxen, like this team on a turn-of-the-century McLean County farm, were slower than horses but more suited to heavy tasks like prairie breaking. Many McLean County farmers used oxen instead of horses for plowing up prairie ground. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
|McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|McLean County, Illinois|
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