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Photo, Print, Drawing Bill Senecal ranch, Avon, Montana, stacking hay, equipment

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  • Bill Senecal ranch, Avon, Montana, stacking hay, equipment


  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Montana, July 24, 1979


  • -  Haying equipment
  • -  Ranchers
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography


  • -  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: at Senecal ranch, Avon MT: 1, Tom Senecal; 2-4, bracing for the Dodge, which winches hay up the stacker; 5-7, Bruce Thomas clowning on the stacker; 8-9, [Ronnie? Rodney? Richie? Richey?], climbing the stacker; 10-11, Tom Senecal raises the tines of the bull fork; 12, hay falls onto the stack from the forks; 13-15, [Ronnie? Rodney? Richie? Richey?], and Bruce Thomas leveling the stack; 16-18, the stacker; 19-21, the stacker in operation; 22-21; the rollers on the stacker fork; 25-27, the stacker forks; 28-30, the lift mechanism on the long haul bull fork; 31-32 lift mechanism on the bull fork, from an old combine; 33-36, corner construction on the beaverslide; 37, Lynn Thomas bunch raking. Fieldworkers' notes indicate that there were two nearby operations owned by branches of the Senecal family (Johnny Senecal, Bill Senecal), variously referred as ranches or farms.


  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: 2_22840

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Stanton, Gary Ward, and Gary Ward Stanton. Bill Senecal ranch, Avon, Montana, stacking hay, equipment. United States Montana, 1979. Montana. Photograph.

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Stanton, G. W. & Stanton, G. W. (1979) Bill Senecal ranch, Avon, Montana, stacking hay, equipment. United States Montana, 1979. Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Stanton, Gary Ward, and Gary Ward Stanton. Bill Senecal ranch, Avon, Montana, stacking hay, equipment. Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.