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Inside the May issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands April 17 

May 2012 FCM cover 

Canadian Collector Channels Indiana Jones to Find Abandoned Engines A relentless collector in British Columbia, Canada, has spent almost 30 years scouring overgrown mining camps to find gas engines in their original settings. 

Antique Steam Traction Engine Travels the World A Minnesota resident recounts the journey his rare 1911 Marshall Britannia has taken from England to Chile, back to the United Kingdom, then to the United States.

National Cornhusking Contest Keeps Tradition Alive Family-friendly cornhusking competitions across the Midwest preserve this agricultural technique and introduce newcomers to this piece of history.

Memorabilia Collection Celebrates Grain Elevators Over the past 15 years, a Kansas couple has visited more than 2,000 grain elevators and created a collection of record books, photos, promotional items and more to preserve the history of these disappearing structures.

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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