edition of April 24 2013

Sunday on the Gauer Farm at East Lake Lillian

Matt & Leo on mules

Rough Riders Mathias Gauer 1864 and (Mathias) Leo Gauer 1902 showing the mules on the Gauer home place located in East Lake Lillian Township, on Section 15, along the North side of MN Hwy 7 and 3.5 miles east of Lake Lillian, MN in 1917 or 1918.
On the porch: Allie, Amy, Hilda, Esther, Rose, Lillian.
They also had horses for field work. General Purpose Tractors were not yet in common use.

Mathias and Hilda?

The young lady on the mule was Hilda Anderstrom.

the Gauer Estate was farmed by Leo after 1923

Warren Leo Leone Ellen 1928

On the Porch 1928

Leo & Ellen with Leone, Warren and Lowell on the farm in 1930?

Leo and family

Leo & Ellen with Leone, Warren and Lowell about 1935

Leo and family