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Inside the February issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Jan. 15 

 February 2013 Farm Collector cover 

Wisconsin Man Handcrafts Fantasy Ford Model T – When the wife of a Wisconsin collector asks him to make her a ‘flower wagon,’ he and his friends design and build a one-of-a-kind Ford Model T truck from scratch.

Ford Equipment Paves Way for Modern Streets and Farming – Columnist Sam Moore explains how Henry Ford’s truck and tractor inventions touched everything from rural roads and fields to city golf courses and streets.

Farm Workhorse Turns Out to Be Collectible Cockshutt – When a new hobby farm owner can’t afford a Ford tractor, he buys an inexpensive Cockshutt. When he needs to have the tractor fixed, he learns that he has a rare, experimental 1957 Golden Arrow, one of only 135 made.

Steam Schools Get You Up and Running – Seven steam schools across the country will offer courses in 2013 to teach steam engine operation and safety.  

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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