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Machine Age Lamps

By the Farm Collector staff

Product Parade: Machine Age Lamps repurposed for a new era.

Heartland Acres Tractor Ride to John Deere Museum Grand Opening on June 13

Press Release

The tractor ride will also honor the memory of John Cannon, a longtime Heartland Acres board member and retired John Deere dealer.

To an Absent Friend

By Leslie McManus

A tribute to Farm Collector contributor and cowboy poet Jerry Schleicher.

Remembering the H.P. Deuscher Co.

By Sam Moore

The H.P. Deuscher Co. was a well-diversified operation that manufactured farm machinery, school desks and more.


June 2015 Sprouts

By the Farm Collector staff

Sprouts: A Place for Kids.

End of an Era: Gene Sander Dairy Collection to Be Sold at Auction

By Cindy Ladage

Notable food science expert Gene Sander sought out antiques related to ice houses and dairies.

Early Horseless Carriage Race Was a Turkey Trot

By Sam Moore

Racing horseless carriages through Chicago in the snow went about as well as you probably think it did.

Those Country Washboard Roads

By Delbert Trew

Probably the only good thing about washboard roads is the humor spawned from how bad they are.