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Reinland Windmill in the 1870's.


efficiently. Considerable stock, especially oxen, had been purchased when the Mennonites passed through Minnesota on their way to Man­ itoba. Additional stock including horses had been bought from the Metis at St. Joseph (Walhalla)." In 1876 the first land was broken and 1,475 acres were put into crop.

Land was broken with a hand plow pulled by two oxen and sowing