International Harvester

A Ride in a Red Baby

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It was the show in Portland, Indiana where I saw Wendell Kelch’s International Harvester truck, the Red Baby. This truck was made by International Harvester and before I had seen the toy version, but never the real thing.  Wendell shared his beautiful truck that he brought to a show for the first time in Portland. […]



Hitting the road soon?  If so, consider Octane Press’s new book Red Combines 1915-2015 to take along while you wile away the miles! Since I have worked with Octane Press before and author Lee Klancher on another product I had the opportunity to review his new book Red Combines 1915- 2015.  Loving farming and old […]

Canton offers up some Farmall Red history

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The town of Canton was lovely decorated up downtown for the Spoon River drive.  This is a stop that always moves me because I write for Red Power and know how important the International Harvester connection was in this town.  With years of ties to International Harvester, we found an Inn appropriately named, “The Harvester […]

Tractor Winter Conventions - Good for the Collector's soul

March is here and the snow is finally beginning to melt and thoughts of spring don’t seem quite so ludicrous as they did a couple days ago. One bright spot in the midst of the winter doldrums were a couple of winter tractor shows that Keith and I hit. The first one was during the […]