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John Charter: Charter Member

By Dr. Graeme R. Quick

John Charter is credited with building the first internal combustion traction engine.

The Versatile Tractor: A Tradition of Reliability and Innovation

By Sam Moore

Versatile tractors were large, four-wheel drive machines.

Swindler or Saint: Sam Pandolfo and the Pan Tank Tread Tractor

By Sam Moore

Sam Pandolfo and his Pan Tank Tread Tractor put St. Cloud, Minn., on the map.

Old Tractors Keep Family Together

By Bill Vossler

Old tractors form the bond that keeps one collector’s dream alive.


Building an Aftermarket Fordson Tractor

By Richard Stout

One Fordson tractor collector decides to build one from aftermarket parts.

Modern Use of Old Machines

By Clell Ballard

Old machines have a special place on today’s farms.

Woodworking Hobbyist Carves Models of Farm Machinery

By Farm Collector Staff

Woodworking hobby aligns nicely with interest in antique farm equipment.

John Deere 530: A Family Tradition

By Farm Collector Staff

The John Deere 530 in the December 2013 issue is wrapped in family ties.