Sunday, August 28, 2016

Way back in antiquity, man himself had to provide any muscle power needed to perform useful work. This, of course, drastically limited the amount...

Not long ago I bought a bound volume of Successful Farming magazines from 1939 (the year I started first grade). Each issue contains a...

I think I’ve written before about the tractor rides that the British tractor enthusiasts have been keen on for a good number of years...

Well, Mother Nature is playing an April Fool’s Day trick on us — it’s snowing as I write this. However, it must be spring;...

I’ve often heard it said that “what goes around comes around” and “there’s nothing new under the sun.” Here’s an example of that, and,...

How about that Dodge Ram ad at the Super Bowl? It’s not often that the advantages and benefits of farming are placed before such...

In 1814, George Stephenson built his first locomotive for hauling coal from the mine where he worked.

(Thankfully) my wife and I never had the pleasure of a shivaree as newlyweds

I have a copy of General Catalog No. 200, issued in 1940 by the John Deere Plow Co. of Columbus, Ohio. The book’s index...

Milton O. Reeves, of the Reeves family who once made steam traction engines and threshers, was associated with the Reeves Pulley Company in Columbus,...
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