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New Music Inspired by Poems from The Iron-Man Album
Before gas tractors plowed the fields, steam traction engines ruled the prairie. Now, the glory days of steam farming live on through th…
New Music Inspired by Poems from The Iron-Man Album
Before gas tractors plowed the fields, steam traction engines ruled the prairie. Now, the glory days of steam farming live on through the words of the men and women who experienced them firsthand.
Twelve poems, originally submitted to Iron Men Album back in the 1950s, have been unearthed and set to original music by folk musician and Gas Engine Magazine (Farm Collector) editor Christian Williams on this new audio CD. To give the album an old-time American feel, Williams used instruments unique to American folk music, including banjo, washtub bass, steel resonator guitar and autoharp. Listen to Smoke on the Prairie, one of the songs in this unique music CD.
“Lesser musicians would've have given us a tepid collection of by-the-numbers ‘folk’ songs. Not Christian. As always, he's written and performed all the music on this collection, but it's his heart that makes sure that these songs sparkle with individual brilliance. Each one of these numbers has its own feel and style. Yes, Mr. Williams mines the rich veins folk, roots music and proto-country but the end results have a vibrancy and life most artists can't achieve.”
This is a first-hand account of early American farming, let the words and music take you back to a time when steam was king.
This conversation with one of the pre-eminent figures in farm tractor history features insights that could only be learned from being there. Harold Brock worked intimately with Henry Ford, Edsel Ford…
This conversation with one of the pre-eminent figures in farm tractor history features insights that could only be learned from being there. Harold Brock worked intimately with Henry Ford, Edsel Ford and Henry Ford Jr. He personally met Thomas Edison, Harry Ferguson and many other legends of modern invention and industry.
In this DVD, Harold talks about his days as a youth at the Ford Apprentice School and how that led to meeting and working with Henry Ford and being brought into the small engineering department shepherded by Mr. Ford. The conversation covers how Ford met Harry Ferguson and, perhaps more importantly, how the Ford design team ultimately dealt with Ferguson. Time is also spent talking about the history of Ford Motor Company and some of the key players like “Cast Iron” Charlie Sorensen, Eugene Farkas, George Sherman and other key engineers at Ford.
At 113 minutes, this DVD is almost two hours long, with supporting images from the N-News archives. The DVD includes a slideshow of additional Ford-related photos collected over the years. This is an excellent opportunity to hear about the historic development of the Ford N series tractors from a man who was at the center of it all.
Celebrate the rich heritage of International Harvester in this Special Collector's Edition from Farm Collector. Featuring more than 30 articles about the great tractors, engines, equipment and implem…
Celebrate the rich heritage of International Harvester in this Special Collector's Edition from Farm Collector. Featuring more than 30 articles about the great tractors, engines, equipment and implements that made International Harvester famous, IHC Heritage is a glossy-paged guide that is rich in history, facts, entertaining stories, photographs and more.
Organized into three categories - tractors and gas engines, implements and equipment, collections and memorabilia - this guide covers everything from a 1909 vertical engine to 1950 Farmall Cubs, from McCormick-Deering to a rare International Auto Truck. Readers will recognize familiar names such as Sam Moore, Bill Vossler and Oscar H. Will III as they recount the history of International and the machines that made the name famous.
Own all four of Farm Collector's Special Collector Edition guides in one special set. Discover more than 20 stories of old iron collectors hunting, finding and recovering long-lost steamers, engines …
Own all four of Farm Collector's Special Collector Edition guides in one special set. Discover more than 20 stories of old iron collectors hunting, finding and recovering long-lost steamers, engines or tractors in Great Finds: Tales of Hunting Old Iron. Try to identify 14 unique farm tools with Field Guide to Mystery Farm Tools. Read more than 35 of Sam Moore's "Let's Talk Rusty Iron" articles in Harvesting Heritage: 150 Years on the American Farm. Or admire the machines that made International Harvester famous in IHC Heritage.
Great Finds: Tales of Hunting Old Iron
This guide is filled with great stories and pictures of finds, rescues and rebuilds of collector tractors, engines, steamers and more. From a rare Allis-Chalmers 6-12 tractor cut out of a hedgerow in Texas to a Case steamer pulled from a Kansas river and a huge Stickney gas engine pulled from a watery grave in Idaho, Great Finds: Tales of Hunting Old Iron, shares two dozen stories of tractors and engines found - and recovered - despite incredible obstacles.
Field Guide to Mystery Farm Tools
If you like the "What Is It?" section in each issue of Farm Collector, you're going to love this special edition dedicated solely to mystery tools from farm country. Packed with super photos, patent drawings and collector resources, it's a jim-dandy for anybody interested in antique farm equipment.
As a student of the past, Sam Moore learned his lessons well. Paying careful attention to instructions from his elders, he not only learned the old ways but gained a full appreciation for them. Deeply researched and beautifully written, Moore's essays recapture a time irretrievably lost - but easily glimpsed through the pages of this exciting edition.
Celebrate the rich heritage of International Harvester in this Special Collector's Edition. From Cyrus McCormick and William Deering to the iconic Farmall Regular and immortal Cub Cadet, this special issue explores the history and culture of IHC in its many varieties. IHC Heritage covers it all, including family stories, early prototypes, history, tractors, engines, reapers and much more.
Since its founding in 1985, the Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pa., has been recognized as housing one of the world's finest collections of early and historically significant internal combusti…
Since its founding in 1985, the Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pa., has been recognized as housing one of the world's finest collections of early and historically significant internal combustion engines. Designated a Mechanical Engineering Heritage Collection by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2001, the museum's 20 buildings shelter a collection of more than 250 engines, 40 of which are profiled here on this DVD in a museum overview edited by former Gas Engine Magazine editor Christian Williams.
About Gas Engine Magazine: In print since 1966, this bimonthly magazine is a trusted source of information and advice for antique gas engine collectors in the United States and abroad, featuring restoration stories, company histories and technical advice from fellow collectors. For more information, visit us at www.GasEngineMagazine.com.
Gas Engine Magazine extends its sincere gratitude to the Coolspring Power Museum and its amazing band of volunteers for making this project possible. Special thanks go to the following Coolspring Power Museum experts for volunteering their time and knowledge in compiling this video: Paul Harvey, Founder; Preston Foster, Curator; Clark Colby,
President; Mike Murphy, Board of Directors member; Wayne Grenning, vintage engine historian. www.CoolspringPowerMuseum.org
For more than 25 years, the Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pa., has been recognized as housing the world's finest collection of early and historically significant internal combustion engines. Designated a Mechanical Engineering Heritage Collection by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the museum boasts a collection of more than 250 engines in 20 buildings, 40 of which are profiled here in a museum overview in Coolspring: Discovering America's Finest Antique Engine Museum and the Coolspring Museum DVD.
If you've visited the museum before, you'll appreciate the unique selection of engines profiled here. And, if you've never had the opportunity to visit Coolspring personally, you'll simply be amazed to discover the incredible selection of historically important and technically fascinating engines preserved for engine lovers everywhere in the most amazing museum of its kind.
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