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Inside the November issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Oct. 20
Tracing Abe Lincoln’s agricultural roots, restoring rare tractors, showing off gas engines and more

November 2009 Farm Collector cover

New Exhibit Traces Abe Lincoln’s Agricultural Roots — A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Ill., details the impact of agriculture on Lincoln’s life and legislative policy. Page 34

Couple Restores Rare Military Snow Tractor — An Iowa Falls, Iowa, couple uses resources from Alaska to Scotland to accurately restore a 1944 Allis-Chalmers M7 tractor originally used as a rescue vehicle in remote northern bases. Page 14

Collectors Search for Haas Tractor Information — With few machines and no known production records remaining, the Haas Tractor Club works to find out more about these tractors manufactured between 1949 and 1951. Page 20

Gas Engine Display Brings Industrial Past to Life — The gas engine display at the Badger Steam & Gas Engine Club show in Baraboo, Wis., serves as a living history of America’s industrial past. Page 28

Family Collects Horse-drawn Buggies and Wagons — A Meeker, Ohio, family’s horse-drawn wagon and buggy collection includes 30 pieces in working condition. Page 24

and much 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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