For Immediate Release
July 14, 2009

Leslie McManus, editor: 309-207-0700,
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager: 785-274-4304,

Inside the August issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands July 21
Antique iron on the big screen, an annual steam show, a Farmall museum opens its doors and more

FCM Aug 09 cover 

Vintage Farm Equipment Sets the Scene in Hollywood — See how filmmakers arrange for antique equipment to be used on set for period movies. Page 18

Steam Show Becomes Fall Tradition — A Michigan farmer’s annual October Steam Day puts vintage threshing equipment on parade and to use in the fields. Page 29

When Economy Mattered —
Trace the evolution of Sears’ Depression-era mail-order tractor, the Economy, a reliable, cost-effective and progressive machine. Page 44

Farmall-Land Museum Brings Manufacturer’s Heritage to Life — An Avoca, Iowa, man opens Farmall-Land, a museum devoted to International Harvester equipment, after 40 years of dreaming. Page 22 

Collectible Sandwiches — A South Dakota collector shares his rare collection of Sandwich Mfg. Co. shellers and stationary gas engines. Page 48

and much more …

About Farm Collector 
Farm Collector ( is a monthly publication celebrating vintage farm equipment. Since 1998, Farm Collector has featured unique collections, extensive renovation projects, early farm practices and related attractions. Enthusiasts also turn to Farm Collector for previews of notable shows and auctions, and extensive classified advertising.

About Ogden Publications Inc. 
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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