Historical Photographs

Images of Early Agriculture and Orchards

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Watering the Orchard Agricultural Spraying The Orchard Harvest Glen Standley Logging Pig Farming Sheep Farming Women in the Orchard Pear Picking Near Medford, 1910 Orchard HandsStandley Wrecked Logging TruckPanning for Gold
Orchard Hands
Orchard Hands
The first fruit trees in the Rogue River Valley were black walnut and pear trees. The Billings family carried the pear and black walnut seeds with them in their journey across the U.S. in covered wagons. They settled and planted their seeds in the Valley View area in 1854. (source: talentid.org)
Source: GKime Collection: 422