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Department of Agriculture Records Guide

Auction Yard Image


Auction

Buyers and sellers congregate for a sale at the Earl Gillaspie cattle auction yard in circa 1950. In addition to the opportunity to trade livestock or machinery, auctions historically have given farmers and ranchers a chance to socialize and compare practices. (OAG122)

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