Amana Agricultural History Photos

The Amana Colonies were primarily agricultural & have preserved much of the farm history in various museums.

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Typical prairie farm silos. West Amana, IA.OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Wood frame structure of Amana-style barn now tractor museum. West Amana, IA.Minneapolis Moline Model R tractor at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.
Typical prairie farm silos. West Amana, IA.OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Wood frame structure of Amana-style barn now tractor museum. West Amana, IA.Minneapolis Moline Model R tractor (1939) at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.
Wood gravity flow grain box wagon made in Amana at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Tractor with belt run buzz saw at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Minneapolis Moline Model GTS tractor at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Array of farm equipment at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.
Wood gravity flow grain box wagon made in Amana (c1969) at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Tractor with belt run buzz saw at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Minneapolis Moline Model GTS tractor (1941) at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Array of farm equipment at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.
Antique tractor rigged soil prep attachment with at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Minneapolis Moline road grader at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Pears on tree. South Amana, IA.Apples on tree. South Amana, IA.
Antique tractor rigged soil prep attachment with at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Minneapolis Moline road grader at OPA's Tractor Barn Museum. West Amana, IA.Pears on tree. South Amana, IA.Apples on tree. South Amana, IA.
Horse-drawn Minneapolis Moline hayloader at Amana Communal Agricultural Museum. South Amana, IA.Dowden potato digger made in Iowa at Communal Agricultural Museum. South Amana, IA.Amana harness shop used until 1900 at Communal Agricultural Museum. South Amana, IA.Henry Moore's Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.
Horse-drawn Minneapolis Moline hayloader (c1870) at Amana Communal Agricultural Museum. South Amana, IA.Dowden potato digger (1906) made in Iowa at Communal Agricultural Museum. South Amana, IA.Amana harness shop used until 1900 at Communal Agricultural Museum. South Amana, IA.Henry Moore's Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.
Miniature model of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood town of New Salem, IL, at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.Model of early-American shingle mill at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.Model of 1920s Iowa town at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.Model of bygone Midwestern town at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.
Miniature model of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood town of New Salem, IL, at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.Model of early-American shingle mill at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.Model of 1920s Iowa town at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.Model of bygone Midwestern town at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.
Model of family farm at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.


Model of family farm at Mini-Americana Barn Museum. South Amana, IA.



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