magazine

September 2017
Volume 20, Issue 2

On the cover: Who was Harry Ferguson? Brilliant inventor's concept revolutionized farming.

Photo courtesy of Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library, London


features
tractor

Who was Harry Ferguson?


Brilliant inventors's concept revolutionized farming.
By Robert N. Pripps

agrigold

American Heritage


Illinois collection celebrates traditional farming.
By Leslie C. McManus
rock-engine

Local Favorites


Iowa man partial to engines built close to home.
By Bill Vossler
blown-engine

Deadly Day


Boiler explosion killed three in 1937 incident.
By Harvey Dinkins


 

     

departments 
Leslie C. McManus
First Things
What a difference a century makes!
By Leslie C. McManus
silos
Letters
Remember 1960s shellers and dryers; More on tank conversions
 Fordson-F
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
Ford's vision: to lift the burden of farming with the Fordson.
By Sam Moore
 tractor
Sprouts: A place for kids!

Tales from Wales
The joys and pittfalls of Powell power.
By Josephone Roberts

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