Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more
Alan Easley attempts to salvage an old coal shed built in 1875 on his family’s property.

A white porcelain stove
Porcelain Stoves
Considered a major leap forward in housekeeping, porcelain stoves made it much easier to keep the kitchen clean and helped brighten the room.
Windmill
Getting a Dairy Farm Through Drought and the Great Depression
A northern Illinois dairy farm survives all that Mother Nature and a shattered economy could throw at it.
Whizzer
Column Prompts Flood of Fond Memories of an Almost-Whizzer
A reader reminisces about the Whizzer motor bike that he never really had.

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