Friday, August 26, 2016

I hope you don’t get tired of the old stories I resurrect — I find them fascinating and hope you do too, plus I...

In a 1917 issue of Gas Review magazine is the following story by a proud papa:“Our boy wanted a gasoline engine, talked about it...

I've been reading about how people traveled long distances during the early decades of the 19th century before the development of the railroads.

Back in the early part of the 20th century gasoline and oil tractors were few and far between. The big heavy monsters that existed...

Several generations of Salem High School students bought school supplies at the Harris Printing Co. store across North Lincoln and up a few doors...

Sometime around 1941, the Moore & Townsend partnership (my father and my uncle) bought a used Farmall F-30 tractor to replace an old McCormick-Deering...

The Song of the Lazy Farmer was featured in The Michigan Farmer.

The first of Henry Ford’s long anticipated farm tractors rolled off the Dearborn assembly line more than 90 years ago on Oct. 8, 1917....

O.K., admit it; you’ve never heard of a Davis automobile. Well, neither had I until a visit to the National Truck Museum in Auburn,...

The western expansion and industrial revolution that occurred in the U.S. during the 19th century required billions of board feet of lumber. Trees were...
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