Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more

Remembering a Corn Crib

By the Farm Collector staff

A reader reflects on an old corn crib on their family farm.


Christmas on the Farm in the 1940s

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore reminisces about Christmas on the farm, growing up in the 1940s.


Abominable Snow Sleds

By Clell G. Ballard

Homemade snow sleds and over-the-snow vehicles went from fun to necessity in the early years of World War II.


Family Heirlooms Recall Life on the Farm

By the Farm Collector staff

One reader reminisces about life on the farm through his family heirlooms.


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Towing is Fun!

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore discusses the time-honored tradition of towing and being towed.


Ames Shovel Works and the Construction of America

By Sam Moore

Ames Shovel Works once supplied a massive need in the U.S.


String Balls and Butcher’s Paper

By Delbert Trew

Delbert Trew shares a few stories about string balls.


The Disappearing Corncrib

By Sam Moore

The corncrib is a vanishing icon in farm country.