Agricultural

The 2015 Macoupin County Fall Festival featured military items and tractors galore!

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Carlinville, Illinois’s Macoupin County Historical Society hosted the annual fall festival which highlighted Oliver and Minneapolis Moline tractors for farm equipment. Vendors were set up all over the grounds surrounding the Anderson mansion and inside the beautiful home were military museums and military items scattered throughout the museum along with women’s clothing and antiques spread […]

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Early morning the background is silhouetted against the sky. Whether at home or on the road I love to see the sunrise and sunset. This picture was taken getting ready for my early morning walk. With the farmer’s in the fields now the view is changing daily as the corn and soybeans are harvested. Everything […]

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Half a Century is over.... pictures by Keith Ladage

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You wait and you wait and you wait for the Half Century of Progress to come around, then it is here, then whoosh, it is over!  The event only happens twice a year, the antique farming equipment predecessor to the Farm Progress Show. This event is like the World’s Fair of equipment shows. There were […]

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The Ag Tour at the Illinois State Fair and old iron

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This week the Illinois State Fair opens and I must say that I am impressed that the new focus in on agriculture. As a farmer’s wife and writer for farm equipment and farming it is nice to see farming in the forefront. Phillip Nelson, Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture stated, “We have a […]

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