These 15 Rare Photos Show Alabama’s Agricultural History Like Never Before

Along with forestry, agriculture is Alabama’s top industry. Approximately 82% of the state’s annual agricultural production comes from livestock production, while the remaining 18% comes from crops. Agriculture will always be a huge part of Alabama’s economy.

From the early to mid-1900s, agriculture in Alabama was very different from what it is today. Posted below are 15 rare photos that reflect just how different.

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After seeing these rare photos, there’s no denying that Alabama’s agriculture industry has come a really long way over the years. For more rare photos of Alabama, check out these Alabama schools from the early 1900s. They’re so different.