Illinois Man's Collection Captures the Essence of Farm Heritage

Ronn Dillavou's collection of "junk" is anything but. The items covering the walls and filling the shelves and cabinets of his corncrib tell stories of our farming heritage.

Davis seed corn sign
A sign for Davis Hybrid Seed Corn, St. Peter, MN. "That cardboard sign, to me, is more rare than a metal sign because it's more fragile," Ronn says.
Photo by Leslie McManus