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Inside the July issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands June 21 

 Farm Collector July 2011 cover 

Maui Man Restores Historic Cat Crawler — A Maui man shows off his rare 1925 Caterpillar Model 30 that was designed specifically for work in the sugar cane and pineapple plantations of Hawaii.  

Abandoned Farm Structures Find New Life — One Idaho collector preserves pieces of the past for future generations by turning neglected farm buildings into functioning storage or living spaces.  

1929 Ford Model AA Truck Conquered Rural Roads — Built to carry heavy loads on poor dirt roads, the Ford Model AA proved its worth on farms yet is easy to work on for today’s collectors.  

Small Collectibles Shine at Florida Show — Pioneer Park Days in Zolfo Springs, Fla., features a wide array of smaller collectibles, including items for harvesting corn, oiling and processing hogs, haying, milking, home brewing, and more.  

North Dakota Brothers Invented Versatile Gas Motor Plow — The Marschke Gas Motor Plow was first tested in 1907 to streamline plowing, harvesting and sowing grain.  

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 provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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