Threshing bee – photo essay

Photo essay | Friends of Leo Gooch participated in a threshing bee at the Gooch farm south of Arrowwood, Alta., Aug. 23. | Mike Sturk photos

Friends of Leo Gooch participated in a threshing bee at the Gooch farm south of Arrowwood, Alta., Aug. 23. | Mike Sturk photos

Arrowwood, Alta – Aug. 23, 2020 – Leo Gooch hooked up a binder to his team of Shire Percheron Crosses to cut oats into bundles for stooking at his threshing bee at the Gooch farm south of Arrowwood Aug. 23. Cam Ostercamp rides with Leo. | Mike Sturk photo

Arrowwood, Alta – Aug. 23, 2020 – Threshing bee workers hook up the belt from the Rumely Oil Pull tractor to the threshing machine at the Gooch farm south of Arrowwood. | Mike Sturk photo

Arrowwood, Alta – Aug. 23, 2020 – Ready for action are half a dozen pitchforks and a cooler of cold drinks. Friends of Leo Gooch help out at a threshing bee at the Gooch farm south of Arrowwood. | Mike Sturk photo

Arrowwood, Alta – Aug. 23, 2020 – Prior to the threshing bee at the Gooch Farm south of Arrowwood, the old Rumbly Oil Pull tractor that powers the threshing machine draws attention. | Mike Sturk photo

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