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

Caterpillar’s Entry into the Grader Business

By Willard Ottman

A reader shares photos of a Russell grader after reading a Caterpillar grader article from a past issue.

J.I. Case, a Man of his Word

By Sam Moore

Entrepreneur J.I. Case stood by his products – and his customers.

Thermocure Cooling System Rust Remover and Flush

Press release

Thermocure removes rust scale and deposits from radiators, water pumps, water jackets, engine blocks and heads.

William Otis and the Steam Shovel

By Sam Moore

Related to the famous Elisha Otis, William Otis’ steam shovel was at least as important as his cousin’s invention.


When ‘Wash Day’ and Maytag Were Synonymous

By Clell G. Ballard

Old Maytag washing machines were an integral part of the weekly laundry routine.

Corn Sheller an Important Tool on the Farm

By Renae B. Vander Schaaf

Corn shellers are at the heart of an Iowa man’s old iron collection.

An American Agriculture Collection with Eye Appeal

By Leslie C. McManus

Varied farm relics celebrate a golden era of American agriculture.

Chicken Incubators and the Egg

By Don McKinley

Early chicken incubators and brooders eased work of farm wife’s chore.