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Contact: Leslie McManus, editor, (309) 207-0700,
Richard Backus, editor in chief: or (785) 274-4383


Inside the November Issue of
Farm Collector, on Newsstands October 14



Pipeline to the Past – A third-generation Ohio family keeps steam heritage alive. Page 24

Building an Empire – Jeep-inspired tractors designed for Marshall Plan. Discover how tractor manufacturers hoped to build overseas sales.  Page 36

Mechanizing the Farm­ – Early mowing machines transformed the process of cutting hay. Farm Collector traces the history of mowing and how it became industrialized in the 19th century. Page 18

A Learning Experience – Recount the journey of how an Iowa youth’s first restoration, a General GG 10-19 tractor, starts as a basket case. Page 32 

Ready to Work - A father and son team up to restore a 1948 Farmall C tractor, including a planter and fertilizer unit. Page 40 

... And More

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, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.