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Harvester Heaven

Hoosier Couple's Collection of Tractors, Parts and Doodads Draws Visitors From Many Lands

| March/April 2001

  • Royal Center

  • Royal Center

Collectors extraordinaire:

Names: Clyde and Helen Berkshire

Age: Both are 78.

Occupation: Owned a Harvester dealership for forty years. Now they collect Harvester tractors, toys and promotional items.

Quote: 'I'm pretty sure no one's got more original parts than me and Helen,' says Clyde Berkshire.

This article is reprinted with permission from the Indianapolis Star, where it first appeared on November 15, 2000. Photo is by Matt Detrich of the Star staff.

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