Bulletin Board

Interstate Woodworks Beeswax Paste

Interstate Woodworks Beeswax Paste logo

Interstate Woodworks Beeswax Paste is an all natural, non-toxic wood finish made from 100 percent pure beeswax and mineral oil. Hand mixed in small batches it refreshes dried-out cutting boards and wooden spoons, and adds new life to old faded wooden finish. Easy to apply, penetrates and buffs to a velvety soft sheen. Use Beeswax Paste on any woodworking project. Also makes a great metal lubricant!

Made in the U.S.A. Search "Interstate Woodworks Beeswax Paste" on eBay and Etsy.

Email bwaxpaste@gmail.com for more information!

Inaugural Pre-War Masterpieces Consignment Auction

Case steam engine
This 110hp Case steam engine will be steamed up and in the plowing field before auction day. Photo courtesy Nixon Auctioneers.

Come to the inaugural Pre-War Masterpieces Consignment Auction, Nov. 15-17, 2019, at the Kansas Star Casino, 777 Kansas Star Dr., in Mulvane, Kansas. Among the highlights are a 110hp Case, Twin City 27-44 and several classic automobiles.

To consign a piece of equipment, call Nixon Auctioneers at 1-800-535-5996. For lodging, call (316) 719-5000 to reserve a room.

2019 Half Century of Progress Show

Make plans now to attend this year's Half Century of Progress Show in Rantoul, Illinois, Aug. 22-25. The Half Century of Progress Show allows visitors to experience what farming and agriculture was like 50 years ago with live demonstrations, attractions and fellowship.

Planned are sanctioned tractor pulls on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, daily field demonstrations and daily parades. All brands are welcome.

Admission is $15 a day or $30 with a multi-day pass. Children 12 and under are admitted for free. You can view a detailed schedule on the show website.

Contact information
John Fredrickson: (219) 863-1270
Russell Buhr: (217) 621-3442
Carl Vandevender: (765) 860-7983
Chuck Stelter: (217) 497-7686
J.C. Reitmeier: (217) 841-8842

Badger Steam & Gas Engine Club 56th Annual Show

View of the Badger Steam & Gas Engine Club show

“The Great Minneapolis Feature”

Badger Steam & Gas Engine Club 56th Annual Show

Aug. 16-18, 2019
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
S3347 Sand Rd., Baraboo, WI 53913

264-acre show site
Wooded building and exhibit areas
29 acres of free parking
Three-level loading dock

Join us in 2019 as we feature Minneapolis-Moline and the companies that preceded it, including Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co., Twin City, Moline Plow and others.

For more information, or to participate, please contact the following:
Steamers and prairie tractors – Tyler Roudebush, (608) 843-2652
Tractors and implements – Peter Holzman, (608) 635-7772

Primitive camping for exhibitors only. All vehicles other than scooters and powered wheelchairs used by the disabled require proof of insurance.

See antique machines in action:
Steam engines, antique tractors, antique engines, 1901 Keystone steam well drilling rig, sawmills, threshing, silo filling, rock crushing, straw baling, horse-powered rock picker, blacksmith shop, woodworking shop, model engines, old cars and trucks, Fuller & Johnson museum, building with displays for the ladies, parade Saturday and Sunday, huge flea market, arts and crafts, books and decals for sale, free shuttle rides around grounds, good food, homemade pie and ice cream

Driving directions:
Exit 92 off I-90/94, Hwy. 12 east 3.8 miles to Hwy. 33 (Exit 215). West on 33 for 1/2 mile to Sand Road, north on Sand Road 1/2 mile to S3347 Sand Road.

Contact info:
Tyler Roudebush
(608) 843-2652
S3347 Sand Rd.
Baraboo, WI 53913

Dakotah Toy Parts

Dakotah Toy Parts

Dakotah Toy Parts has been in Madison, South Dakota, since 1995 providing toy tractor parts for 1/16th-scale, 1/64th-scale and pedal tractors. Dakotah Toys has a large selection of replacement and customized parts. Contact us for a complete catalog of all the parts we have available. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and after 4 and weekends by chance.

Dakotah Toy Parts ships all packages via UPS or USPS Priority mail. We reserve the right to adjust shipping rates as some orders require extra shipping.

2019 Bruce County Heritage Assn. Steam and Antique Farm Show

Rumely Oil Pull

The Bruce County Heritage Assn. Inc. was founded in October 1993, and was incorporated on June 29, 1995, to preserve, restore, collect, display and demonstrate antique machinery, tractors, equipment, lore, artifacts, literature and accessories, relating to agriculture in Bruce County and Ontario. BCHA holds a three-day Annual Antique Tractor and Steam Show at its property 2 kilometers south of Paisley on County Road 3, on the third full weekend of each year (Aug. 16, 17, 18, 2019). The 2018 show covered 75 acres with both working and static demonstrations and exhibits. This year’s feature is the International Harvester Co. line of machinery and equipment, including the Mogul, Titan, McCormick-Deering and Farmall tractors.

The support of our sponsors, our community and our volunteers has been a determining factor in building the BCHA event into the premier show of its type in Ontario.

Every year we have new and exciting features that we add to the show, and in 2020 we are planning another building to house the Lobsinger Threshing Machine artifacts and memorabilia that has been donated to the Bruce County Heritage Assn. by the Lobsinger family that lived nearby in Mildmay. There are many farmers in the county that have threshed using these machines, remembering how hot it was; or how many guys came over to your farm to help you thresh the grain, and then the huge harvest dinners that the ladies provided. Those were the days when men worked together helping each other, as not everyone had a threshing machine. These living memories about our past and being a community is part of preserving our past for the future generations. Those days were not the modern days of mega farms and the monster farm equipment of today.

There is something of interest for every member of the family to see and enjoy.  We have horses performing field, demonstrations including a 4 team horse power to saw logs, cutting and binding wheat, using a grain binder, ploughing and discing. To further enhance the field displays you can witness wheat threshing of the sheaves brought to the thresher from the wheat stooks in the field.

Watch the steam engines, and the Rumely prairie tractor plough in the field using a Verity steam engine 8-furrow plough, or watch them cut lumber at the sawmill adds to our children’s understanding of how our pioneers added to our rural heritage.

The Tom Thumb steam engine static display, and the Bucyrus-Erie Steam Shovel, the 1927 Mack dump truck hauling the dirt and dumping it is of interest to the younger family members as well as the older generation.

Steam concrete mixer

There is an outdoor flea market, a tractor pull all weekend, sparks show, a horse show ring where horse games are held in the evening after spending a day in the fields. A farrier works his forge there, showing making of horse shoes and other metal tools.

The Bruce County Museum has a display on gathering information about your family’s settlement that will help you to trace your roots back to the crown and deed in the 1800’s when the settlers first came to Bruce County building their sod huts before the first winters snow fall. These pioneers came for a better life right off the boats from the British Isles, leaving behind them the dreaded potato famine.

The lifestyles program has an informative program lined up in Memorial Building in the mornings, as well as musical entertainment in the afternoons.  This year “Elvis,” will be the main stage on Saturday, Aug. 17, singing music from the 50s and 60s and in the evening, “The Country Side of Elvis.”

This year’s tractor feature is the International Harvester Company, machinery and line of equipment, including the Mogul, Titan, McCormick-Deering and Farmall tractors. Of course, there are many different breeds of tractors that are on display, many of which are rare.

Bruce County Heritage Farm & Antique Show hosts a Classic Auto show, with many vintage vehicles brought to be viewed by the public.

The Craft building has many crafters, and our local pie maker has a booth there, and early Sat morning many are lined up waiting for her to arrive. There are concession stands for you to purchase your lunch, including the delicious French fry booth, wood fired homemade pizza, topped off with of course, homemade ice cream. This is not the weekend to start a diet.

Fly, drive, or bring your camper (reservations needed) for the weekend and experience things to do at the Bruce County Heritage Farm Show, Paisley, Ontario.

Paisley, a place where the people are always friendly. See you at the Show!

Sharon Cluley,

Sandwich Early Day Engine Club 48th Annual Show

John Deere engine

The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club 48th annual show will be held June 29 only at the Sandwich Fairgrounds, 1401 Suydam Rd., Sandwich, Illinois. We will feature John Deere engines, tractors and related items. Admission is $5, with free admission for children 12 and under. For more information contact us at (815) 354-5549 or sandwichengineclub@yahoo.com, or visit www.sandwichengineclub.com.


Farm Collector April 16Farm Collector is a monthly magazine focusing on antique tractors and all kinds of antique farm equipment. If it's old and from the farm, we're interested in it!

Save Even More Money with our SQUARE-DEAL Plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our SQUARE-DEAL automatic renewal savings plan. You'll get 12 issues of Farm Collector for only $24.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and send me one year of Farm Collector for just $29.95.

Facebook Pinterest YouTube


click me