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Great pics! Being up North, we don't see this around here. Thanks for posting them.
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Has been many, many years since I saw a cotton gin......thanks for the memories. It was a lot different when we were picking cotton and taking to the gin. They used to give you a gold rimmed plate for using their gin.
Oh my goodness, that makes my back hurt!! We grew cotton until 1959, and since there were 7 children, we worked our own fields...glad I ha the experience but don't want to do it again! LOL
been there, did that,$3/day for chopping and $2/100 lbs for picking. Sun up to sun down. burning hot sun, The shade tree was always a mile away. I think it made me what I am today. so I don't have to do it again.Our farm went from cotton to sheep to dairy. Boy have tech come a long ways
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Hmm.. when I talk gin, I am usually not talking about cotton! Very informative pictures. Thanks!
Great photos, thanks for the info
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Thanks for showing this. Very interesting
Great pics and enlightening. Saw cotton for the first time on our recent trip. Interesting.