Thursday, September 20, 2018
Let's Talk Rusty Iron

Let's Talk Rusty Iron

elephants

Sam Moore recalls a story about milk from the Scientific American Supplement No. 288, dated July 9, 1881, On the Composition of Elephants’ Milk.
Rusty Iron Spilled Milk

Check out Sam Moore's story of a husband and wife swapping roles, and the unexpected outcome.
Beiler's Run Trestle

Red dog made a good surface material for dirt roads and, as nothing but cast-off waste material, it was fairly cheap.
Rusty Iron Best Friend

One of the prime movers of the revolution was the steam engine and its ability to pull multiple cars of goods and people along tracks across the country.
Model AA tractor

The 12-20 Model AA, introduced in July 1918, was a sleek design, with a fully enclosed, automotive hood and radiator and full fenders over the rear wheels.
Stuck American ammunition wagon

World War I took a toll the on horses. Barbed wire, rapid-fire machine guns and more accurate and deadly explosive artillery were difficult to contend with.
barbed wire

Probably the first patent for a form of barbed wire was issued to Leonce Grassin-Baledans in 1860 in France during World War I.
3-29 rusty iron

Beeman's garden tractors were one the first to advertise value over horses.
Atlas Tractor

One brand of tractor that's never heard of today is the Atlas, which was built in Indianapolis, Indiana, by the Lyons-Atlas Company.
1917 Bates Steel Mule

During the early years, both large and small manufacturers took a fling at building tractors, along with various tinkerers, dreamers and outright crooks.
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