May 2017
Volume 19, Issue 10

On the cover: Minnesota man builds a collection of antique tractors he grew up with.

Photo courtesy Daniel and David Johnson.


features

Fueled by Nostalgia
Minnesota man builds a collection of antique tractors he grew up with.
By Bill Vossler


Orchard Tractors
Streamlined orchard tractors were designed to slip in and out of tight places.
By Robert N. Pripps

When ‘Wash Day’ and Maytag Were Synonymous
Old Maytag washing machines were an integral part of the weekly laundry routine.
By Clell G. Ballard

Rare Engines at Portland Show
The 2016 Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Assn. show was filled with rare and unusual engines.
By Leslie C. McManus

Corn Sheller an Important Tool on the Farm
Corn Sheller an Important Tool on the Farm.
By Renae B. Vander Schaaf


Soup's On at Steam Shows!
Father-daughter duo hark to simpler times when cooking at steam shows for friends and family.
By Beth Beavers

     

departments 
Leslie C. McManus
First Things
Make Show Safety a Priority
By Leslie C. McManus

Letters
Looking for Leads on Grinder; Farm Collector Readers to the Rescue
 
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
William Otis and the Steam Shovel
By Sam Moore
 
Sprouts: A place for kids!

First Hand
CO-OP E3 Tractor Keeps it Real
By Jeff Weldon

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