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    Default Vintage Beekeeping photos

    I have always enjoyed looking at old Beekeeping photos. Does anyone have any interesting old pictures?

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    There is a site on FB.
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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    How about a "site" already here on Beesource?

    https://www.beesource.com/forums/show...o-add-your-own
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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    And while this is not from the thread linked above, it would seem to qualify ...



    ... from this thread: https://www.beesource.com/forums/show...d-Apiary-usage

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    I never knew there was one on beesource!
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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Here's a vintage smoker of mine. It has a nice patina, and tire tracks.

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Dig around online and you may find pictures of bee hives that got shot up in the battle of Gettysburg.
    Photography was fairly new at that time so I suspect that'd be the oldest pictures of bee hives (that I have ever seen).
    Scroll down to "Saturday September 14"
    The third photo down clearly shows overturned bee hives.
    http://john-banks.blogspot.com/2013_09_01_archive.html

    Try and ignore all the gruesome pictures. Sorry but It's what I found.
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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    This is great! I love to see how things have changed. Also, stayed the same...

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Quote Originally Posted by FlashGordon View Post
    I have always enjoyed looking at old Beekeeping photos. Does anyone have any interesting old pictures?
    I have some old pictures on my page:
    https://www.facebook.com/Historical.Honeybee.Articles/

    Joe

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Great page Joe! The clips from "the Swarm" are hilarious. Also enjoyed the Lassie episode.

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    You might enjoy these photos,

    http://search.aol.com/aol/image?q=HI...t_nav-test-2-g

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Quote Originally Posted by BEES4U View Post
    You might enjoy these photos,

    http://search.aol.com/aol/image?q=HI...t_nav-test-2-g

    Regards,
    Ernie
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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Now that right there is funny!! AOL? I thought that went out with disco.
    Regards, Barry

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    Sorry, I couldn't resist. I heard the sound of a modem in the back of my head and almost had a seizure.
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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Quote Originally Posted by FlashGordon View Post
    Great page Joe! The clips from "the Swarm" are hilarious. Also enjoyed the Lassie episode.
    Thanks Flash,
    I recently have been researching magic lantern slides of beekeeping. Will be posting them, as I research.
    Joe

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    Default Re: Vintage Beekeeping photos

    Good job! Keep it coming!

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