Photo of the “Cast of Characters” in this two part segment on threshing.
Another episode in: They were Set Down in Dalhousie Township”– Effie Park Salkeld
It didn’t matter where you lived threshing was threshing. This story will be done in two parts and thank you to Beverly Salkeld from Winnpeg Manitoba whose family Grandmother Effie Edna Park Salkeld was born to Duncan and Mary Mcintosh Park in Lanark County in October of 1892 and died at Langenburg Hospitial in Saskatchewan April 19th Easter Sunday in 1965. She is buried in Gerald United Cemetery Saskatchewan
Photo from Beverly Salkeld
Perth Remembered Threshing Lanark County
Lanark Steam Threshing Machine, about 1900. Photo by Robert J Stead.
Photo by ThistleTree
Stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow.
Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read.
Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in Hometown News and now in The Townships Sun