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Two Amish brothers from west-central Wisconsin spent last week in North Dakota, salvaging farm equipment on the G.W. Patterson farm.
Two Amish brothers from west-central
If they thought the equipment was usable, they set it aside for transport back to
In addition, a farm implement could be cut up with part of it saved and the other part loaded on the scrap heap.
“This is living the dream,” Ivan Helmuth said. “Back home, we don’t see this kind of stuff.”
When Helmuth and his brother Jonas got started, they had 240 various pieces of farm machinery. They wrapped up Saturday.
Helmuth explained that being Amish, it’s important to get as much equipment as possible back into production. He said the Amish are fiscally conservative and take pride in recycling whatever they can... Read EVERY WORD on EVERY PAGE of The Kenmare News by subscribing--online or in print! For details, log on to (www.kenmarend.com) email us at (email@example.com) or phone in a request at 701-385-4275.