OLD IRON RESTORATIONS TAKE HUMOR, INGENUITY AND HARD WORK
Inside the November issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Oct. 21
Fleet of Custom Cub Cadets Equipped for Every Eventuality – An Ohio man’s collection consists of Cub Cadet garden tractors he has converted to a working wrecker and tool and equipment haulers.
Sandwich Show Brings Out Rare and Unique Gas Engines – The annual Sandwich Early Day Engine Club show featured an original tank-cooled 3 hp Root & Vandervoort, a 1912 Otto 4 hp engine, a Jacobson Bullseye 5 hp sideshaft, and a Sandwich mud pump and Lennox engine combo.
Minnesota Man Uses Gas Engines to Bring Past to Life – After restoring a 1935 Harley-Davidson as a teenager, a Minnesota collector turns to restoring antique gas engines, including a rare 2-½ hp Model 25 Type WH Cushman.
‘Hillbilly’ Motor Home an Unconventional Ode to Farm Life – An Iowa couple builds a unique motor home using a 1947 John Deere Model A with a wooden shell around it, and an eclectic mix of down-home humor, farm relics, repurposed parts, and taxidermy. The motor home is a hit in antique tractor shows.
Invention Sparks Starline Hardware Line – From the imagination, ingenuity and determination of Henry Lakin Ferris in the 1870s came development of a hay carrier and other devices that improved the working life of farmers.
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 Farmer 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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