Equipment

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

Remembering the Allis-Chalmers No. 10 Roto-Baler

By Harold Parman

A former mechanic for an Allis-Chalmers dealership writes in to tell us of his experience with the No. 10 Roto-Baler.


The Cotton Gin Spinner

By Bill Friday and Anthony Mullins

The cotton gin spinner, a forgotten component of the industrial revolution, tells an important story.


Preserving American Agricultural Heritage

By Leslie C. McManus

An Illinois collection celebrates traditional farm practices.


The Watford Corn Sheller

By Dutch deHaan

Canadian-built corn sheller showcases several unique features, including wood frame construction and an unusual flywheel configuration.


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Allis-Chalmers Roto-Baler is a Perfect 10

By Bill Vossler

A rare Allis-Chalmers No. 10 Roto-Baler shines in a Minnesota collection.


Looking for Information on Stone Boats

By Clyde Eide

A reader asks other readers if they have knowledge of stone boats used to haul massive rocks.


Looking for Info on Hand-Crank Baling Press

By Douglas W. Edwards

A reader requests information on his baling press by Famous Mfg. Co.


Rebirth of the Little Farmer Hand-Push Cultivator

By Clell G. Ballard

Early hand-push cultivators battled weeds in farmstead garden plots.