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Inside the March issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Feb. 14 

 Farm Collector March 2012 Issue Cover 

1908 Tractor One of the Oldest Running Gas Tractors in the U.S. A Minnesota farmer talks about how his family’s pride in preserving an International Harvester Type A tractor has helped him stay in touch with his heritage.

Vintage Cook Stoves Enjoy Resurgence Once discarded in favor of gas and electric stoves, these wood-fired ranges are experiencing a rise in popularity.

Focus on Education Sets Gathering of the Green Apart Held every other year in Davenport, Iowa, this conference offers workshops on topics such as Deere and Co. history, implements, barns and snowmobiles, in addition to introductory and advanced lessons on restoring and collecting tractors. 

1905 Kelly-Springfield Road Roller Bonds Generations A grandson in Iowa and his grandfather from Colorado share a passion for steam by working together to maintain and display a rare and beautifully restored 12-ton roller.

George Frick Builds a Steam Empire — In the first of a 2-part series, columnist Sam Moore begins the story of a hardworking steam entrepreneur whose legacy, and business, lives on today. 

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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