1983 Photo Contest, Others, Individual awards

Neil McGahee

The Minneapolis Star and Tribune

01 April, 1982

Charley [75] and Wilhelm [78] Eilers, two brothers who have never married, live on a 125 acre farm. Scorning modern agricultural methods, they continued to work the land in the old way. In 1982 Charley suffered a stroke, was taken to hospital and died. Wilhelm returned to the fields with his horses and tried to do the work alone.

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Neil McGahee

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