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NEW GENERATION TAKES TO OLD IRON Inside the December issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Nov. 16 

FCM December 10 cover 

Minnesota Girl Dives into Tractor Restoration — Following a stroke that left him mute, a family friend guides a 7-year-old Minneapolis girl through her first tractor restoration by playing charades. 

11 Questions to Ask Before You Begin a Restoration — Save money and get better results on your first tractor restoration with these tips. 

Henry Ford Impacts Michigan Community — A Macon Township, Mich., man recalls Henry Ford’s experimental farm as a way for locals to find work in the midst of the Great Depression.

Antique Spark Plugs Chart Ingenuity Inexpensively — Spark plug collectors learn about American industrialism and entrepreneurial ingenuity in a hobby that’s cheap and doesn’t require lots of space. 

Try an Antique Tractor Show as a Fundraiser — Careful planning and a prime location can help your organization raise money for its cause. 

About Farm Collector  
Farm Collector ( is a monthly publication celebrating vintage farm equipment. Since 1998, Farm Collector has featured unique collections, extensive renovation projects, early farm practices and related attractions. Enthusiasts also turn to Farm Collector for previews of notable shows and auctions, and extensive classified advertising.

About Ogden Publications Inc.  
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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