Monday, September 6, 2010
Pum and Kin on the Way to the Field
Orlin Ostby Oversees the Plowing
Don't worry boys. . . .you had half-a-days work done,
before they got all those harnesses untangled.
Christopher Guides the Team
Orlin Ostby's oxen ready to plow at Rollag Steam Threshers Reunion, 2010.
Christopher Ostby turns the oxen on the headlands while plowing, by tapping the off ox with his whip while slowing the nigh ox. Video was taken at the Rollag Steam Threshers Reunion, 2010. The oxen are Holstiens about seven years old; their names are Pum and Kin.
Christopher Ostby keeps the off ox in the furrow while plowing at the 2010 Rollag Steam Thresher's Reunion near Rollag, Minnesota. These are Holstien oxen about seven years old pulling a walking plow: their names are Pum and Kin.