Lumberyards offered plans, advice for farm buildings.
Jeremiah M. Rusk of Wisconsin was Secretary of Agriculture in President Benjamin Harrison's cabinet. As his term ended in 1893, Rusk took a look at what he expected the state of farming to be 100 years hence.
The history of Michigan railroads is not complete without mention of the massive wealth and power gained during the Gilded Age.
The livery barn was the place to be in 1899.
By Sam Moore
I recently came across a story in an old American Thresherman magazine titled Gold Ruined This Thresherman, about Captain John A. Sutter, owner of Sutter’s Mill where gold was found on January 24, 1848, triggering the California gold rush.
Rural America’s outbuildings reveal many treasures, like a 1937 Fiat.
Greenwich, Ohio, collector builds lifetime collection of old ads for tractors and farm machinery.
From the September 24, 1938, issue of the Michigan Farmer in the author’s collection.