LETTERS TO THE EDITOR


| August 2003


We certainly enjoyed the great job Farm Collector did about the restoration of our Minneapolis-Moline tractor (June 2003). Here's the mailbox that Louie created from the leftover radiator cover. I though it turned out great! I suppose that's as good a place as any to store an unused part.

Louie and Fran Gast, 20989 Loring Road, Linwood, KS 66052 e-mail: figast@earthlink.net

Quest for the story

I recently purchased a Roth's industrial tractor, Model 3600 Country Boy, manufactured in Alma, Mich. I can't seem to find any information on it. Can anyone help me find out how many were built, what color they were painted and how many are still around?

Andrew Yoder, 6035 W. 800 S., Topeka, IN 46571

A 'bonanza' of old tractors

My wife and I just toured the Ponderosa Ranch where the television show, Bonanza, was filmed. It was very interesting, but there was one thing that spoiled it for me. There were old tractors everywhere just rusting away. There were Cases, a Holt, a Best and numerous Cletrac and Cats. The really sad thing is most of these were complete and could be restored. I mailed them when I got home and got no response. I wish something could be done about this. When they're gone, they're gone.

Lee Ruark, 845 Malone Hill Road, Pomeroy, WA 99347; e-mail: ramona@pomeroy-wa.com

barry witthuhn
7/10/2011 10:18:00 PM

Hi, Love your magazine. I can identfy item "c" in the July edition.When we were kids I worked for a potato farmer and this tool was used to tie paper potato bags. There was a piece of wire with a loop on each end. You would wrap the wire around the filled bag and put both loops of the wire over the hook on the tool and spin it and it would wind the wire tight around the bag tying it. These were usually 50 pound bags. My father did custom threshing for farmers in the Town of Maine Outagamie County Wi for many years. This magazine brings back many fond memories . Sincerely, Barry witthuhn 2486 Lieg Ave, Shawano, Wi 54166







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