Photo: Nebraska Farm with Sod House 1887


A farm family stands in front of their homestead (sod house) in Custer County, Nebraska 1887. Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration. 1887.

(Note that Thursday is Luddite Photo Day at B.P.A.)

2 thoughts on “Photo: Nebraska Farm with Sod House 1887

  1. K. McDonald Post author

    I believe this is quite a famous and well-circulated farm photograph, or one version of it, anyway. I’m amazed how much they “have.” A “large” sodhouse, and all of the animals. Perhaps they’d already settled one place and had sold that to make money and move to settle another, like many did.

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