Preserving an Heirloom: Family Finds New Home for Rare Ford Combine

Dan Depner never realized how rare his Uncle Joe's 1959 Ford 611 was, until 55 years later when he discovered that it was one of just 51 models built that year.

Operating instructions booklet
A battered operating instructions booklet for the 1959 Ford 611 self-propelled combine.
Photo by Bill Vossler