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Sam Moore shares a passage Elmer J. Baker Jr. (1889-1964), a longtime commentator on the farm implement scene, wrote of the short-lived Deere-Clark car.

Cinco de Mayo is a minor holiday in Mexico but has grown into a popular celebration of Mexican culture in the United States.

Sam Moore shares a few of the letters farm women wrote to the editor of the August 1938 issue of The Farmer's Wife.

Learn more about the Newcomen engines, called "Fire Engines," which were used to pump water from British mines.

Fueled by warmer temperatures and increased carbon dioxide levels, pollen seasons are longer, and pollen counts are higher.

The concept of a vehicle that carries, lays and then picks up its own tracks after passing over them has been around for centuries.

Charles Hay Martin was one of the many colorful men who built the automobile industry in this country, although he never became a household name.

International Harvester Corporation was one of the first 20 companies in the United States to establish a nongovernment pension plan for its employees.

Sam Moore shares a story Josh Billings, a well-known 19th-century humorist who used contemporary slang and strange phonetic spelling, wrote about oats.

Little glass tubes of mercury or red-dyed alcohol have done duty as temperature indicators since the 17th century. Find out how they work.
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