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Tractors

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Marx Wind-Up Climbing Toys

Toys cherished during childhood have a way of becoming relevant again in adulthood. Decades after first playing with a Marx windup climbing toy tractor as a boy, Perry Coziahr came across one at a flea market. That launched a collection that today numbers 60 – and an active restoration operation. “Disassembly and repair are a lot like restoring old farm tractors (another ...

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Tractors Collections

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Making It Work

They’ve never met, but Harlan Temple of Davis, South Dakota, and Josh Harmon of Mingo, Iowa, have more in common than cerebral palsy, a disorder that affects movement, muscle tone and posture. Both men’s lives have been shaped and greatly influenced by a debilitating disease, but a greater influence in both their lives is a love for tractors. Cerebral palsy is caused by ...

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Tractors Company History

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Oliver and the USSR

There are tons of interesting stories from the old days of farm equipment manufacturing. One, from the 1930s, involves the Oliver Farm Equipment Company and the Russian Communist government and is told by Elmer Baker, Jr. in his Reflections column in the Oct. 21, 1963 issue of Implement & Tractor magazine. Baker (1889 to 1964) had been associated with farm equipment all his ...

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