June 2017
Volume 19, Issue 11

On the cover: A Minnesota man does his part to preserve a little-known Sears Economy tractor.

Photo courtesy John Morley


features

Saving a Sears Economy Tractor
Minnesota man does his part to preserve a little-known Sears Economy tractor
By Bill Vossler


Tractor Conversion Boom
 The tractor conversion market exploded in the early 1920s but not everyone was enthusiastic.
By Bill Vossler

Tractors and Trains Down Under
New Zealand show blends the best of two vintage worlds in a biennial show.
By Don Mackereth

Enjoy the Work, Love the Antique Tractor Hobby
A Minnesota couple connects their work with their antique tractor hobby.
By Tony Thompson

 

     

departments 
Leslie C. McManus
First Things
J.I. Case Leaves a Giant's Legacy
By Leslie C. McManus

Letters
An Unusually Jolly Wheat Shocking Scene; Caterpillar's Entry into the Grader Business; Restoring a 1948 Ford Tractor; Restoring an Allis-Chalmers Model B; Uphill the Whole Way
 
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
Entrepreneur J.I. Case stood by his products — and his customers.
By Sam Moore
 
Sprouts: A place for kids!

Tales from Wales
A 1954 Ferguson TEF diesel tractor enters the annual Anglesey Ploughing Match.
By Josephine Roberts

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