Farm Life
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Portable Blacksmith Shop Brings Old Trade to Shows

A hog-moving trailer and lumber from an old barn enable one man's blacksmith shop to demonstrate craft.

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.

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Songs of the
Iron Men

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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MAKING PISTONS: FOR EXPERIMENTAL & RESTORATION ENGINES

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