Equipment

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

Looking for Manufacturer of Antique Kit Mower

By Thomas Cummings

This 1940s or ‘50s ear antique mower remains a mystery—it’s most identifying feature is an electric engine.


John Deere 620 Standard Makes Harvesting a Joy

By Ken Havekost

Vintage John Deere equipment keeps the yearly harvest enjoyable for one Michigan farmer.


Southland Flywheelers Bring Van Winkle Cotton Gin Out of Deep Slumber

By Bill Friday

The Southland Flywheeler Antique Tractor & Engine Club in Alabama restores a circa-1880 cotton gin and gets it running on steam power.


Hay Day: Collecting Hay Tools

By Loretta Sorensen

Nebraska man preserves farm practices of the past in his museum devoted to hay tools.


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Evolution of the Early Sawmill

By Sam Moore

The early sawmill saw many advancements throughout the centuries.


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.