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

Iron Age Ads: The Louden Machinery Company

By Farm Collector staff

The Louden Company built a wide variety of barn equipment items, some of which can be seen in these vintage advertisements.

Vintage Deere Snowmobiles

By Jerry Mattson

Learn about Dan Holtrop’s love of John Deere and his collection of vintage John Deere snowmobiles.

Making Firestone Pnuematic Tires

By Sam Moore

Design intricacies on the first pneumatic tires from firestone made the tires a tough sell to farmers on the farm.

What was this Used For?

Letter submitted by Gary Tennant

Help Gary identify this farm equipment made by the Roller Harrow Mfg Co. and what it was used for.


Anybody Recognize This Piece?

Letter submitted by Marvin Ball

Help Marvin find out what this wood piece in his collection is and what it’s used for.

Readers, can you help?

Submitted by Joe Greiwe

Put your knowledge of farm equipment to good use and help one reader identify a mysterious Canadian tool!

Golden Opportunities

By Josephine Roberts

Harvest-time offers enthusiasts the chance to play in the hay with their old machinery.

The Story Behind the Letters

By Sam Moore

Read about how Parlin & Orendorff triumphed over early challenges in their careers as blacksmiths.


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!

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