Wheat Harvest, 1897: Pre-Valencia, California

Wheat Harvest, 1897: Pre-Valencia, California

 J.A. “Jake” Swall family uses what appears to be an 18-mule team to harvest wheat on the Newhall Ranch (aka Rancho San Francisco) west of the town of Newhall — in other words, in modern-day western Newhall and southern Valencia. J.A. “Jake” Swall Sr. and his three...