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Frozen in Time

The saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” The historic imagery throughout this issue is no exception. The publication collection printed on these pages holds greater value because it came from the personal archives of the late C.H. Wendel. The sheer variety and quantity of ...

Training Working Sheep Dogs

Border Collie and Kelpie sheep dogs mustering sheep in Queensland, Australia. Image Courtesy Figaro/Wikimedia CommonsThe first time saw Josephine Roberts’ article about working sheep dogs in the June 2012 issue of Farm Collector, I was delighted. I’ve been interested in working dogs and the ...

What the heck is a hedgerow tractor?

I have a confession. I grew up in the city. And while my knowledge of farm life and old iron has expanded in my few months as an assistant editor at Farm Collector, there are still some things I just don’t know or understand about life on the farm.Specifically, there are a lot of terms that ...

Songs of the Iron Men

As for the music on the album, here's a taste of what you'll hear. This song is called "Smoke on the Prairie," and was written by Chas. L. Genter:I'm sure that many of you don't know that I'm a folk musician in my spare time. Over the last three years, I've recorded and released five albums of ...

Gas Engine Magazine

Preserving the History of Internal Combustion Engines