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Inside the February issue of
Farm Collector, on newsstands Jan. 21

Farm Collector February 2014 issue

1882 Steam Engine Beats the Odds and Keeps on Tickin’ – A rare 1882 Harrison 10 hp steam engine spent 40 years buried in the Missouri River, was found and completely restored, then saw little action for more than 30 years. The restorer’s son now fires up the Harrison at shows, without it missing a beat.

Cub Cadet Collector Holds on to Boyhood Dream – A Minnesota man spent his childhood adoring International Harvester Cub Cadets. Decades later, he started a collection of 1960s-era Cadets that he has since restored.

Steam Schools Get You Up and Running – Seven steam schools across the country will offer courses in 2014 to teach steam engine operation and safety.

Making Waves: The First Jet-Propelled Boat – James Rumsey launched the first jet-powered boat in West Virginia in 1787. While he had created a moderately successful design, debt problems kept Rumsey from capitalizing on his invention.

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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