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Inside the December issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Nov. 15 

Farm Collector December 2011 cover   

Museum Trio Preserves Farm History in Northwest Visit three museums showcasing Eastern Washington and Oregon’s unique agricultural history, all within a 250-mile radius. 

Minneapolis-Moline Part of the Family Minneapolis-Moline tractors play prominent roles on both sides of a Pennsylvania couple’s farm history, and the restoration of the machines draws attention to the company’s innovative designs.  

Missouri Man Keeps Steam Alive One collector’s passion for and understanding of steam engines leads him to continue restoring engines and to mentor other steam enthusiasts.

Handmade Scale Models Bring Horse-drawn Farming to Life — A Minnesota man’s experience working with draft horses prompts him to craft detailed, scale-model implements so younger generations can appreciate this era in farming. 

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 & Garden, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also produces environmentally friendly housewares through Natural Home Products LLC, and provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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