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In 1944 a team of 500 self-propelled combines cut more than a million acres of wheat from Texas to Canada.

Classic Stories Run Time: 00:06:43

About this Episode

This 1949 Massey Harris Model 21A Self-Propelled Combine and 1949 B1 Dodge Truck were part of recreation of the historical harvest brigade, a team of 500 self-propelled combines that in 1944 cut more than a million acres of wheat from Texas to Canada while our nation’s men were away at war. The family who preserved these pieces share their story and their historical significance.

 




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