Farm Life
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Montgomery Ward & Co. Catalogs Brought Marketplace to American Farmsteads

Early retailer focused on rural residents by mailing Montgomery Ward catalogs, which offered thousands of items.

Riding with Dad on a Farmall Model H

Lloyd Munson reminisces about a tractor seat made for him by his late father that allowed him to ride on the family's Farmall Model H.

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Songs of the
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Enjoy the glory days of steam farming with Songs of the Iron Men – a 12 song audio CD of original music by editor Christian Williams based on poems originally submitted to Iron-Men Album in the 1950s. Listen to one of the songs on Christian’s blog, The Water Hopper.

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Badger Steam and Gas Engine Show

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1899 ENGINES, THRESHING MACHINES, HORSE POWERS E-BOOK

From A. B. Farquhar Company, Ltd. in York, Penn. comes this 44 page e-book and guide to Engines, Threshing Machines and Horse Powers put out by A.B. Farquhar Company, Ltd. during the year 1899. This illustrated and descriptive catalog shows the purpose, design, and specifications of each machine in a very easy to read manner. This catalog is essential to any A. B. Farquhar engine, threshing machine, or horse power owner.


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