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Farming and Living without Gasoline

With the possible exception of those who lived through the oil shortages of the early 1970s, we take the availability of petroleum fuels for granted. But it has not always been that way everywhere – especially if you lived outside the U.S. during World War II. Going into the second world war, the U.S. supplied 80 percent of the world’s petroleum needs. Thus, although gasoline ...

Staff | May 27, 2021

Farm Collector Magazine

Dedicated to the Preservation of Vintage Farm Equipment