Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Lori Taylor
P.C. Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for July 17 , 2019

 


It’s almost harvest time in Phillips County. Local farmers are busy cleaning granaries and preparing for this year’s crops. Historically, horses and small tractors did much of the work, now we have a large tractor and GPS units to help the farmers of today.

In 1941 the Hall/Westerman family wanted to move a 25,000-bushel wood elevator from Chapman, Mont., through Loring, Mont., to their farm southeast of Loring. Was this possible with the tractors and equipment available in the 1940’s?

The answer is yes with a little “Montana ingenuity”. The elevator was loaded onto timbers...



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