Albin Kling Interview, ca. 1976

Title

Albin Kling Interview, ca. 1976

Authors

Albin Kling

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Albin Kling

Date Recorded

1976

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Farm Life--Minnesota, Dairy farming--Minnesota, Agriculture--Minnesota, Steam-engines, Threshing machines, Threshing--Minnesota, World War, 1939-1945, Agricultural machinery--Minnesota

Description

Albin Kling was 80 years old and he was born outside Hoffman. He is a steam engine enthusiast.

In this interview, Albin Kling discusses the early days of steam-driven threshers. He discusses the community cooperation in threshing and the process involved in operating the machines. He also mentions the threshers and their fate during the scrap iron drive of World War II. Finally he stresses the future of steam powered farm equipment.

Run Time

00:09:56

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSKling01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Albin Kling Interview, ca. 1976

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