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EVENTS KEEP OLD IRON’S LEGACY GOING Inside the January issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Dec. 14    

Farm Collector Jan 11 cover 

Cornhusking Competitions Keep Rural Classic Alive — Competitions throughout the Midwest share the past with younger generations by reliving the days of handpicking corn. 

Recreating an 1880s Flour Mill — Members of the Meriden (Kan.) Antique Engine & Threshers Assn. re-create a small commercial mill typical of those used in 1885. 

Portland Feature Showcases Track Layers and Construction Rigs — The Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Assn. show in Portland, Ind., highlights antique track machines’ history and work capacity by building a partial road on the grounds. 

Rare Massey-Harris Tractor Finds New Home in Wales — A U.K. man finds a coveted tractor, a 1932 Massey-Harris GP, in the U.S. and brings it home to restore. 

Missouri Man Pairs Engine Hobby With Rare Ice Saw — A Pineville, Mo., collector lands a LeRoi engine-run 1923 Gifford-Wood Co. ice saw used in cutting ice on ponds in the Northeast.

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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