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Inside the May issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands April 20


May 2010 cover


Pedal Tractors Get Collector’s Motor Running A Black Creek, Wis., man’s collection of full-size Allis-Chalmers tractors can’t compete with his 125 pedal tractors, many of them fully restored. Page 32


Red Power Roundup Showcases Breadth of International Harvester This annual event features vintage tractors, engines, equipment, trucks and other IH collectibles, as well as educational seminars, tractor drives and more. Page 16


Minnesota Company Pioneers Steam Traction Engine Design Minnesota Thresher Mfg. Co.’s Giant and New Giant models proved to be durable, well-balanced and safe to use. Page 22


Crawlers Get the Job Done A Fairfield, Idaho, man sings the praises of track-type tractors, and continues to use a 1969 Mini-Dozer for everyday needs such as plowing snow and garden soil. Page 38


1913 Hart-Parr Lives Up to “Old Reliable” Nickname — After almost a century, an Illinois man’s 1913 Hart-Parr 30-60 tractor still runs easily and has had little restoration work done. Page 28


and more …


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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