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Iowa State Fair 2013 Family Farm Class Winners

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area is proud to once again sponsor the Family Farm class in the 2013 Iowa State Fair Photography Salon. This class, which preserves the important story of America’s family farms, began in 2010 as a special theme class and has continued on as part of the Salon’s permanent classes. With a total of 112 Family Farm photos submitted to during the 2013 Photo Salon, the class has established itself as one of the most entered of the Salon’s special divisions. SSNHA would like to congratulate the following photographers who took home this year’s top honors:

First Place
On the Rural Route
James Wheeler
Ogden, Iowa

James Wheeler-On The Rural Route












Second Place
Long Day Ahead
Rachel Ritland
Stanhope, Iowa












Third Place
Nikki McDonald
Papillion, Nebraska


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