1st came across this article almost 20 years ago. I printed & saved, but, you know ... 20 years. Rediscovered w/this latest update of genealogybank's library. I've often thought of this article; practically consigned to imagination, until today. Quite sure this is Granddad, who was a, "self-proclaimed," "Master Carpenter" & "Master Farmer," according to some U.S. census schedules. To the right, some facts on, that period's, pork market; below, the 19th century equivalent of a plane crash.
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