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Inside the October issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Sept. 18 

October 2012 Farm Collector cover with 1919 Twin Cities truck 

1919 Twin City Trucks Fit in Well with Tractor Collection – A Minnesota farmer stumbles on two rare 1919 Twin City trucks to add to her Twin City tractor collection, including a 2-ton that took hours of historical research and three years to restore. 

Iowa Man Collects and Restores Antique Cider Presses – After a co-worker asks him to use his woodworking skills to fix her family’s cider press, an Iowa man starts his own collection of antique cider presses and learns about the state’s apple production history. 

Old Farm Trucks Are Collector’s Best-Kept Secret – Unlike vintage cars, old trucks were large, slow, accommodated few passengers and “rode like a truck,” so most were scrapped at the end of their lives. An Idaho collector shares the joy of finding these rare collectibles. 

Wallis Collector Feels Kinship for Early Tractor Line – When Ron Wallis learns of the tractor manufacturer named Wallis, he hits the road – and the Internet – to find out all he can and begin his collection. 

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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