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Farm Life

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

Iron Age Ads: The New Empire

Article by the Farm Collector staff

This ad, from an undated Empire sales catalog, advertised J.F. Seiberling and Co. equipment.

Capping off a Hat Collection

Submitted by Jim Lacey

Check out the collections amassed by this South Dakota contributor.

Reflections on Cotter Pins and Nails

Submitted by John Carney

This New York reader shares fond memories of lessons learned in the shop from his Uncle Hank.

Memories of Bluegrass Stripping

Submitted by Edwin Holaday

A June article reminds this reader of days on the farm in Illinois.


Mother's Slipper

Column by Sam Moore

Bascome B. Clarke and Sam Moore recall the days when mothers weren't hesitant to discipline their children.

The Calf Path

Column by Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares a poem about a path left behind by a calf and what came afterwards in the centuries to follow.

Asking for the Farmer's Trust

By the Farm Collector staff

In this chromolithograph from 1889, Adriance, Platt & Co. tried to relay a sense of trust and confidence using children.

Trewisms: Wisdom You Can Count On

Column by Delbert Trew

Delbert Trew shares advice and observations collected during his life, such as not taking a sleeping pill and laxative at the same time.


Farm Collector April 16Farm Collector is a monthly magazine focusing on antique tractors and all kinds of antique farm equipment. If it's old and from the farm, we're interested in it!

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