Equipment

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

Appreciating the Hay Hook

By Clell G. Ballard

The hay hook, a simple device, made grueling job easier.


Birdsell Clover Huller Brings Iron Age Ads to Life

By Lyle and Sharon Bertram

Lyle and Sharon Bertram share their Birdsell clover huller, which had been in a barn for more than 30 years before they bought it at an auction three years ago.


Family Heritage Lives on in Restored Challenge Windmill

By Jan Stafek

A Challenge windmill has survived over 100 years and a move across several states.


Toy, Tool or Sample: Recognize this Barn Elevator?

By James Moloney

A mystery barn elevator found in an antique store has no markings.


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Innovative Design Launches New Idea Farm Machinery Line

By Sam Moore

The history behind New Idea farm machinery.


The Final Threshing Ring Near Conrad, Iowa

By Clifford Parker

Photos sent in by a reader show the last threshing ring near Conrad, Iowa.


Need Help Identifying Allis-Chalmers Implement

By Karen Brunt

A reader seeks information on an Allis-Chalmers unit.


Looking for Leads on Mystery Combine

By David Ruark

A reader seeks information on a combine that might have been built in the San Francisco/Oakland area.