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On the origin of fireplace tools

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Collectors often referred to fireplace implements as “furniture.”

Read it Again: Week of March 27, 2003.

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Read it Again: Week of March 20, 2003.

Thursday, March 20, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Rail wood burners light Americana

Thursday, March 20, 2003

By mid-1800, rail systems were consuming more than four to five million cords of wood per year. More than 5,300 men earned a living in Massachusetts supplying the local railroads with wood.

Read it Again: Week of March 13, 2003.

Thursday, March 13, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Western pulp magazines pave theway to fantasy and entertainment

Thursday, March 13, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth tells the wild tales of pulp magazines.

Bicentennial barns bring big celebration

Thursday, March 13, 2003

The fourth annual Ohio Barn Conference will celebrate Ohio’s bicentennial April 25-26.

Read it Again: Week of March 6, 2003.

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Wooden boxes with many uses

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Today’s cardboard boxes don’t have the charm (and uses) of yesteryear’s wooden boxes, says columnist Roy Booth.

Candy containers capture childhood

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth remembers when he was 7 years old and receiving a candy container was the highlight of his day.

Read it Again: Week of Feb. 27, 2003.

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Colonists coveted Chinese porcelain

Thursday, February 20, 2003

Chinese potters began to export porcelain to Europe and America early in the 1700s.

Read it Again: Week of Feb. 20, 2003

Thursday, February 20, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Collectors warm up to ice box items

Thursday, February 13, 2003

Does anyone remember when a refrigerator was truly an ice box? Columnist Roy Booth reminisces about keeping ‘cool’ as a youth.

Read it Again: Week of Feb. 13, 2003

Thursday, February 13, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Read it Again: Week of Feb. 6, 2003.

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Talking films approach perfection

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the progress of “talkies.”

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 30, 2003.

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Overland’s economical, elegant cars

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the economical, yet elegant, vehicles of yesteryear.

A closer look at the Fox and Hounds Barn

Thursday, January 23, 2003

A decorated barn in southern Ohio reminds Friends of Ohio Barns member Tom O’Grady of the heritage that abounds across farm country.

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