Posts Tagged ‘7660’

Cotton friends … Messrs. Bates Houck, John Deere, and Kitty Lucky

Three fine friends, uniquely dependent upon on each other … Bates Houck, patriarch for Houck Farms; the John Deere 7660 cotton harvester; and the assuredly “fixed” farm kitty “Lucky” who was not seen in the photograph until after the fact.  His sneek-in presence is so true to his behavior and personality.  This image is part […]


A bowl of cotton soup …

  It is cotton-picking season in the Low-Country of South Carolina and what picks cotton today are not people but spindles … 3,360 of them to be exact on a six-row John Deere Model 7660 cotton harvester