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

Binding Flax in the 1930s

Submitted by Jens Hansen

A reader shares a photo of his father binding flax around the 1930s on the Great Plains.

Safe Operation of Hand-held Outdoor Power Equipment

Safety considerations when using string trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers or other outdoor hand-held power tools

How to Choose a Blower: Backpack or Hand-Held

Learn which blower type (hand-held, backpack, or wheeled) is the best choice for your outdoor cleanup.

Looking for Information on Pump Jack

Submitted by Jim Adams

A reader has something that he thinks might be a Kuhlman pump jack and wants more information on it.


Looking for Information on Early Corn Sheller

Submitted by Harry Roland

A reader wants to find out who manufactured his corn sheller.

Preserving a Waterous Fire Engine and Local Heritage

By Bill Vossler

Volunteers restore a 1908 horse-drawn Waterous fire engine that was thought to have been retired in the 1920s.

Gumming and Filing Machine Solved Cotton Gin Problem

By Glenn Thompson

John R. Smith’s Tri-Plex combined cotton gin saw gumming and filing machine improved the efficiency of early cotton gins.

The Man with a Thousand Saws

Story and photos Jerry Mattson

A Michigan chainsaw collection inspired by a pile of chainsaws in a scrapyard celebrates the Upper Peninsula’s logging heritage.


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