Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more
A hog-moving trailer and lumber from an old barn enable one man's blacksmith shop to demonstrate craft.

Aaron Montgomery Ward
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.
Lloyd Monson's father.
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.
The Mule Solution: Farming with Mules
Iowa millionaire successfully farmed 10 sections of land with mules.

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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.

Badger Steam and Gas Engine Show

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Get orange in action at the "All Allis" 15th Annual Upper Midwest A-C Collectors Club Show held on Larry Karg's farm near Hutchinson, Minn. Tractors and machinery of all ages, shapes and sizes - all i…

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