The market wagon would be loaded with all of the farm's surplus harvest, driven into town and all the produce sold. Corn, wheat, oats, potatoes, cheese and salted bacon would be just some of the farm's products.
Covered Wagon with Pair of Yoked Oxen
A golden late Summer turns into a brilliant fall, and it is time to bring in the harvest. In the old days, the hay was mowed with a scythe, raked into windrows, and pitched onto the wagon with pitchforks.The whole family would help at this busy time.