July 2019

Eisenhower

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On a visit to Pennsylvania years ago I was honored to interview Stanley Wolfe. Stanley once owned Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Blackhawk Cockshutt tractor. It was a cool piece of machinery that if I read it right is now owned by the Gettysburg Park District. It was cool to see that President Eisenhower had a bit […]

Saving Farmall History

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Each year we lose we lose our agricultural history. Everyday something important is thrown away that can never be replaced. Each item saved is a step in the right direction. Some agricultural brands like Farmall are no longer here and that history needs to be cataloged. Preserving Agricultural history Agricultural history is preserved in a […]

An Indiana Getaway!

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For any of you that read me, it will be no surprise that this Indiana getaway included tractors and history! Graham Bradley get away Graham Bradleys are part of the tractors that fall under the umbrella of brands sold through the Sears Catalogs and stores. Imagine. You could order a dress, some toys, a house, […]

Lindsborg Thru My Eyes

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Lindsborg, Kansas is a lovely community known as Little Sweden USA. I was invited to travel to experience the culture, art, and traditions of this great town. We had a wonderful time on this sponsored trip! The History in Lindsborg Lindsborg was settled in 1869 by a group of Lutheran Swedes led by 28-year old […]

Thompson Mill Covered Bridge

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When Keith and I saw the sign for the Thompson Mill Covered Bridge. We were interested right away. Historic signs when we have a minute are a sure way to make us stop. Getting to the Bridge We were on our way back from an event in Effingham, Illinois. The sign for the covered bridge […]