Equipment

Antique farm machinery, old farm equipment, vintage farm implements, old farm tools and more.

Too Rough to Run?

By Clell G. Ballard

A novel solution puts gnarly, old non-running vehicles back on the parade route.


Full Restoration for Wehr Power Grader

By Kevin Lawrence

A reader shares photos of a nicely restored Wehr power grader in response to a previous letter.


Antique Combine Questions and Answers

By Robert C. Wiseman and David Ruark

A reader shares a photo of an antique combine and has a few questions.


Loggerhead Shrike Bird Puts Barbed Wire to Work

By Bryan Clothier

A reader tells us of the loggerhead shrike bird, which are known to kill and impale insects on barbed wire.


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Bee Martin Likely Caused Bee’s Violent End

By Robert H. Klinkenberg

Another reader has a theory about insects being found impaled on barbed wire fences.


Identifying a Mystery Corn Sheller

By Bob Christensen

A reader shares a John Deere No. 1B corn sheller he found in an antique shop but has questions about its history.


Massey Display Brings the Past to Life

By Leslie C. McManus

Tractor, wagon and mower recreate Massey’s Canada Delivery Days of the 1880s.


J.I. Case Co. Keeps Fast Company

By Sam Moore

Unknown to many people, the J.I. Case Co. competed in automobile racing in the early decades of the 20th century.