magazine

October 2017
Volume 20, Issue 3
On the cover: Home on the range show ground expansion brings old-time Kansas village to life.

Photo by Leslie McManus


Features
working

Home on the Range


Show ground expansion brings old-time Kansas village to life.
By Leslie C. McManus

gin-spinner

The Cotton Gin Spinner


Forgotten component of the Industrial Revolution tells important story.
By Bill Friday and Anthony Mullins
steam-engine

The Allis-Chambers Corliss


Albert City stationary steam engine a relic of early industrial era.
By Bill Vossler
mowing

Putting Up Hay


Farm terminology kept pace with changes in farm practices.
By Clell G. Ballard


 

     

Departments 
Leslie C. McManus
First Things
Making it work in Meriden, Kansas.
By Leslie C. McManus
tool
Letters
Cabbage harvesting has come a long way.
 tractor
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
Birth of the Bates Steel Mule.
By Sam Moore
 tractor
Sprouts: A place for kids!
tractor
First Hand
A tractor's role in WWII.
By Kevin Titus
stroup

It's All Trew
No sparing of the rod at the Trew house.
By Delbert Trew

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