August 2017
Volume 20, Issue 1

On the cover: A rare Allis-Chalmers No. 10 Roto-Baler shines in a Minnesota collection.

Photo by Bill Vossler


features

Allis-Chalmers Roto-Baler is a Perfect 10
A rare Allis-Chalmers No. 10 Roto-Baler shines in a Minnesota collection.
By Bill Vossler


Appreciating the Plow Coulter
A simple part, the plow coulter, improved the performance of the moldboard plow.
By Tyler Buchheit

The Watford Corn Sheller
Canadian-built corn sheller showcases several unique features, including wood frame construction and an unusual flywheel configuration.
By Dutch deHaan




 

     

departments 
Leslie C. McManus
First Things
Location Perfect for 2017 North Missouri Steam & Gas Engine Assn. Show
By Leslie C. McManus

Letters
Hatchery Business in the Late 1920s; Looking for Information on Stone Boats; Peach of a John Deere Spreader; Remember the Monarch Tractor
 
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
Steam traction engines had decided disadvantages, including scarce timber and expensive coal, which led to their decline.
By Sam Moore
 
Sprouts: A place for kids!

First Hand
Iowa man re-creates unique show display featuring wood puzzles from his childhood.
By Keith Perron

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