Earl Korns with his large red hog

Earl Korns with his large red hog

This photo shows Earl Korns of Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA with his large red hog.

This photo was reproduced from volume two of the 2007 book "A Look At Southampton Township Pennsylvania The Way It Used To Be!", with permission of the author. According to the book, both Earl and his father John Wilson Korns raised hogs weighing over 500 pounds, and on January 25, 1927 Earl butchered a hog that weighed 655 pounds. The weight of this hog is estimated to be 500 to 600 pounds.

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