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  • FARMER'S SON: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    FARMER'S SON: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 9980

    Colin Hoare starts up the tractor on his father's farm, although he is not allowed to drive it on the roads.

  • HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 10325

    Men at work during harvest time at Mount Barton farm. This "International" Harvester delivers corn to the attendant trailer. The threshed corn accumulates in a bin in the harvester and then runs out through a chute into the sacks being held...

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 9902

    George Blackler fills up a Fordson tractor with petrol at Mount Barton farm. The original caption states that although petrol must be used economically, it is not stinted when used for food production.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 9814

    Sylvia and Joan Casely carry a large milk churn out of the cattle shed. The churns will be taken by lorry to the local town for sale.

  • MIDDLE EAST SERGEANT'S WIFE DOES SIGNALMAN'S JOB: LIFE AS A RAILWAY SIGNALWOMAN, MOLLAND, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MIDDLE EAST SERGEANT'S WIFE DOES SIGNALMAN'S JOB: LIFE AS A RAILWAY SIGNALWOMAN, MOLLAND, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 17444

    At 11 o'clock, Signalwoman Daisy Cook makes herself a cup of tea on the stove in the corner of the signal box at Molland in Devon. She is on the early shift today, and started work at 5:15am. She will work until 1:20pm.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 9813

    Mrs Casely washes milk bottles for the local milk round (delivered by her Joan) in the sun outside the cow shed on her husband's farm in Devon.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 9906

    A farm worker loads hedge clippings into a tractor trailer with a pitchfork. Piles of clippings will be placed on the fields to be burnt and then will be raked into the soil. This will improve the fertility of the soil. This method of burning...

  • HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 10313

    80 year old William Goss, an agricultural worker on Ralph Hoare's Mount Barton Farm, arranges stooks of oats in a huge field at harvest time, probably at Hollow Moor.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 9889

    Farm workers at Mount Barton Farm take a break for lunch in the fields. In the background is a young girl, and in the foreground a young boy, probably Farmer Hoare's son Colin, pours a cup of tea from a bottle for his fellow worker.

  • HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 10311

    Men harvest corn in the sunshine using a tractor-drawn combine harvester on the huge expanse of previously derelict land at Hollocombe Moor, Devon.

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