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Farm Collector March 2016

March 2016
Volume 18, Issue 8

On the cover: The Minneapolis-Moline line has long been an integral part of Loren Book's life. He's shown here at the wheel of his Univeral D, a star in his extensive collection.


features
Corren Olson plexiglass
Threshing Machine Offers New Perspective
Restoration of a 1922 threshing machine gives Iowa youth a clear view of old iron.
By Bill Vossler
DX Shell Signs of the Time: Hal Colliver's Sign Collection
Sign collection in Iowa boasts signs of nearly every kind.
By Leslie C. McManus
Moline
Living the MM Life: Minneapolis-Moline Tractors
Minneapolis-Moline tractors and equipment are at the heart of an Iowa man's lifelong hobby.
By Loretta Sorenson
Mules
The Mule Solution: Farming with Mules
Iowa millionaire successfully farmed 10 sections of land with mules.
By the Darrel Wrider

departments 
Leslie C. McManus
First Things
Spotlight on Iowa
By Leslie C. McManus
Sears Handiman
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
Rediscovering the Sears Handiman Line
By Sam Moore
Carter Petree art
Sprouts
A place for kids.
McCormick Spreader
Letters
Success with Horse-Drawn Manure Spreader Project; Answer for Mystery Eveners
Godfrey Tales From Wales
Simple Pleasures: Tractor Collections
By Josephine Roberts

   




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