antique tractors

Kansas City

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On a hosted trip to Kansas City, Kansas I learned a bit of agricultural history.  While in the magical land of Kansas, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz found its way into most of our stops. Read on and learn about our wonderful visit.  See where farming and the Tin man intersect! The Grinter Place […]

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Case

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Every year in Greenville, Illinois at the American Farm Heritage Museum grounds there is an annual tractor show. This year Sheppard and Case  tractors were the featured brands.  Keith and I stopped in on our way out-of-town and we enjoyed seeing some beautiful tractors. Under the Sheppard tent was a very cool ad for a […]

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Half Century offered up some neat tractor variations!

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This year’s Half Century of Progress was impressive as always.  I loved seeing new and different equipment which says a lot for somebody that has been writing about old iron for a lot of years.  At this year’s show I interviewed the fun Justin Click and learned about the Bryan Tractor.  Justin Click, a professional […]

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Penfield and tractor power!

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Most every year Keith and I go to Penfield, Illinois to enjoy the Historic Farm Days show.  This year I was taken by the tractor power, not of the newer muscle tractors, but by the massive heavy bulk of some of the beautiful old iron.  Seeing these huge machines in motion and hearing their rhythmic […]

Barnacopia!

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Barnacopia, the word says it all! Barn and copia meaning abundance or plenty. Gary and his wife, the late Judy Bocker built this beautiful peg barn and filled it with all the things they had collected over the years. The collections tie in with their lives and it is great fun to take a tour with […]

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