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FARM TOYS TO TRACTORS: COLLECTORS’ PASSION KEEPS HISTORY ALIVE
Inside the November issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Oct. 15

                                                                                  Farm Collector November 2013 issue with rare Minnesota Moline tractor

Minnesota Collector Brings Pair of Unique Tractors Back from the Brink – An accidental collector buys two well-worn 1951 Minneapolis-Moline-Avery tractors then meticulously restores both to working condition.

Iowa State Antique Tractor Club Members Learn Fine Points of Old Iron – Students at Iowa State University restore and display a vintage tractor each school year. They’re currently restoring a 1951 Massey-Harris 22.

Collecting Farm Toys No Child’s Play – A novice farm toy collector from Ohio immerses himself in the hobby, working on custom pieces and eventually creates the winning 1:16 scale diorama at the annual National Farm Toy Show.

New Life for Old Shellers – What began as a woodworking hobby for an Indiana man has turned into much more: fully restoring down-and-out cider presses, corn shellers and other antique equipment made of wood, cast iron and steel.

1934 McCormick-Deering Binder Gets Restored and Goes to Work – An Alabama man wishing to learn how to farm the way his grandfather did restores a binder and uses it to harvest sorghum cane for molasses.

About Farm Collector
Farm Collector
(www.FarmCollector.com) 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. (www.OgdenPubs.com) 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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