Levelling the land, 1909
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Farmer driving a team of horses levels and marks land in preparation for planting; rear view; wears hat, long-sleeved shirt and pants with suspenders; little boy sitting on leveller wears hat, dark shirt, suspenders, bare feet; black and white collie dog at right of horses; field in foreground; line of trees in the background; date (1909/58) in pencil and Sallows stamp in blue ink on back..Object ID : 0533-rrs-ogohc-ph..View additional photographs by Sallows that are held in other collections at the Reuben R. Sallows Digital Library. ( http://www.sallowsgallery.ca/ ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item by contacting the Huron County Museum (fee applies). ( https://www.flickr.com/people/huroncountymuseum/ )
At the turn of the 20th century, most cameras and photographers operated out of a studio, Ontario-based photographer Reuben R. Sallows took his camera out in his black Ford Model A truck, in a canoe and on the newly installed trains. From a collection of 240 photographs by Huron County photographer, R. R. Sallows housed at the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol. These images were digitized in 2004 as part of the Reuben R. Sallows Digital Library, which contains over 1000 images from various institutions.