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Emil Schaufuss weaving carpet with a semi-automatic loom. Shuttles stuffed with colored rag strips line the window sill behind him, with the shuttle stuffing machine, used to prepare the shuttles, in front of the loom.

Preparing for carpet weaving using a shuttle stuffer to stuff rags into a shuttle for a semi-automatic loom. He winds the wheel with one hand, which brings the cloth through the two wheels and into the shuttle, while tamping the cloth down with the…

Identified as the farm manager's home on a different photograph. This building also served as a church building.

Note appears on back on photograph.

Railroad tracks visible in photograph.

Men identified as: Al Pohlers, Wm. H. Graichen, and Geo. Schuhmacher.