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Inside the November issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Oct. 16 

Farm Collector November 2012 

Michigan Tractor Caravan Makes Room for Youthful Enthusiasts – The Rust ’N Dust tractor caravan covers more than 100 miles of Michigan’s back roads – and more than a dozen kids join the adults in riding on or driving their antique tractors.

1943 Case SI Made Its Mark in WWII – An Indianapolis collector showcases the restoration of his rare Case SI, a smaller model designed for glider transport during World War II.  

Boy’s Diary Tells of Mill Construction in Early 1800s – Columnist Sam Moore learns about water wheel design from reading Diary of an Early American Boy, based on writings from 1805 by a 15-year-old boy in Connecticut. 

Stationary Engine Collection Evolves By Chance – Although he wasn’t looking to start a gas engine collection, a Minnesota man’s love of repairing mechanical things leads to a decades-long hobby. 

New Brunswick Show Celebrates Local Farming and Logging Traditions – Antique Power Days in New Brunswick, Canada, features everything from a 1909 Aermotor engine to a 1945 Avery Model A tractor – most of which saw heavy use in the woods and farms of the region. 

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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