These 19 Rare Photos Show North Dakota’s Farming History Like Never Before

Since the earliest days of North Dakota’s statehood, it has always been largely centered around agriculture. From the thousands of acres of fields to the livestock farms, almost all of the state’s land is cultivated for farming. There is a deeply rooted history of this in the state and while we can’t go back in time ourselves to see what it was like all those years ago, we are lucky enough to have photography from that time that shows us instead.

These rare, vintage photographs showcase farming in North Dakota, and it’s like stepping into a time machine:

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