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

Inside the June issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands May 14

FCM 2013 cover 

Texas Photographer Documents Old Iron – Lee Klancher captures tractors’ creative designs and sometimes crude functionality in photos that focus on models from the early 20th-century through to the present day, in photos taken across the country

“Mad Hatter” Showcases Old-Fashioned Ingenuity – A Minnesota collector shares how his friend crafted a steam-powered cart using disparate automobile and tractor parts. The “Mad Hatter” or “Rustmobile” turns heads at local farm shows.

Alabama Club Restores Pre-Civil War Cotton Gin – The Southland Flywheelers Antique Tractor & Engine Club brings a 160-year-old cotton gin back to life after careful research and trial-and-error fabrication.

Touring Wales on a Vintage Massey – Josephine Roberts takes readers on a tour of her community in North Wales, United Kingdom, by tractor.

Persistence Paid Off for Gail Borden – Columnist Sam Moore celebrates National Dairy Month by tracing the evolution of Gail Borden’s inventions, including the one that still bears his name: Borden’s evaporated milk.

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, Mother Earth Living, 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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