A documentary film portrays a farm family's life before electrification in St Clairsville, Ohio, United States. A farmer walks across a field. A horse pulled cart loaded with hay. Farmers load hay on the cart. A farmer drinks water. Cattle graze on a field. A farmer walks across a corn field. A young boy observes corn flower. The boy plays with his father. The boy walks across a field. The farmer wipes his face and wears his hat.
A documentary film portrays a farm family's life before electrification in St Clairsville, Ohio, United States. The farmer rides a horse drawn cart loaded with hay. A young boy climbs the cart. A woman dries clothes outside the house. The horse cart moves into a storage area. Horses move out of the storage area. The farmers close the doors of the storage area.
A documentary film from the Rural Electrification Administration: "Power and the Land" about the lack of electric power in rural areas such as St. Clairsville, Ohio. Men with lamp walk on a pathway at dawn. A man feeds the cattle while another one is seen milking a cow in the light of a lamp. A woman pumps water, starts her work and children do their work in the dim light of la amp. Scenes of horses grazing in the field.
From a documentary film about the lack of electricity in rural areas of the United States. Man milking a cow. Herding cattle. Views of rolling hill pasture land. Boy exiting outhouse. Barrels of milk being loaded on truck for sale, but due to lack of refrigeration, farmers face rejections of some milk in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Man collects milk in bucket, fills the calibrated barrels and tries to keep them cool. Men load barrels on to a truck. At a dairy, men off load milk barrels and separate the rejected milk barrels. A paper with number of rejected barrels shown to the man. Pigs drink rejected milk.
Lack of electricity creates difficulties for farmers in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Man cuts log into pieces by hand and splits wood. Two men bring out a horse driven wagon into a field.
Due to lack of electricity in a rural setting, people work by hand in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Woman heats water over fire in a huge container. A girl adds wood to fire. Woman washes clothes by hands while the girl cleans and fills kerosene in the lamp.