The Deadliest Kvetch

  1. Rodger Dodger Granger Ranger!

    by , February 22nd, 2012 at 07:18 AM (The Deadliest Kvetch)

    Have you ever heard the term "Granger Railroad" and wondered what it meant? The word Granger refers to a farm or ranch, and agriculture was the main industry of the young United States. An encyclopedia would tell you that:

    The Granger Movement: Coalition of U.S. farmers, mainly in the Midwest, that fought monopolistic grain-transport practices in the 1870s. Oliver H. Kelley (1826 1913), a U.S. Department of Agriculture employee, organized the Patrons of Husbandry

    Updated February 22nd, 2012 at 07:20 AM by Euphod