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In Sam Moore's June 6 column, he asked if any Farm and Dairy readers recalled traveling on red dog roads, and to his delight, received several replies.

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.

Kymberly Foster Seabolt might not know the royals like others do, but she's always happy to see history in the making.

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.

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.

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

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

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

As a result of World War I, farm help was scarce and expensive so gasoline tractors were becoming more and more popular on American farms.

Learn more about the history of Slater and Brown's Cotton Mill that opened in Pawtucket, R.I. in 1790.
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