Views of Alachua
Colorized Postcard

An Ox-Convoy

 
 
Accompanying Caption Reads:
Front:  Hauling from the interior, Florida. [According to Smith, oxen were the most reliable form of cart animal used in farming and citrus planting in the 1880s and 1890s. Teams of oxen were also used to haul timber to saw mills.]
Scanning of this photo was funded by the E. Ashby Hammond Memorial Fund.


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