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Farm Collector October 2015

October 2015
Volume 18, Issue 3

On the cover: Four generations of the rural Shafer, Minn., Johnson family rolled up their sleeves to bring this old hay press back to life.
Photo by Nikki Rajala.

international baler
Family Ties Made of Baling Wire
Four generations of Minnesota family share old iron gene.
By Bill Vossler
crawler tractor
Early Crawlers
Almost unstoppable, but difficult to repair.
By Clell G. Ballard
snider buel fob
Head 'em Up; Move 'em Out
Collectors group preserves heritage of the American stockyard.
By Leslie C. McManus
garden tractor
What's Up Down Under
New Zealand's Vintage Harvest Festival showcases antique farm equipment.
By Don Mackereth

Leslie McManus
First Things
Collecting Stories
By Leslie C. McManus
Grease fitting
Let's Talk Rusty Iron
From Alemite to Zerk: history of the grease fitting.
By Sam Moore
International TD-6


Empire Drill Co
Iron Age Ads
Empire picnic.

Howard Horne Frick
First Hand
Second wind for 1912 Frick Eclipse
By Bill Friday

Mason Blough Art
A place for kids.

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