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We had a visitor send us a very cool Steam Threshing video that you might like to take a look at, especially if you are interested in that part of our hobby.  You can viw it here.  The video is very depictive of what happens at some of these types of threshing events.  The visitor's wife has also written a children's picture book about threshing. It's good for ages from 4 to 94. UP IN SMOKE is the title.  They are selling copies of this book and the regular price including shipping and handling is $13.  They are running a special Christmas price for antique tractor enthusiasts.

They have reduced the price to $10 which includes shipping and handling. Take another $1 off each book order of five copies or more.  This special offer is good until December 15th, 2010.

Each book will be autographed by the writer and illustrator Susan Kallander

To order send a check or money order for $10 to:
Susan Kallander
514 Americas Way #1953
Box Elder, SD 57719


Hey viewers, check this out!

John Deere and Precious Moments teamed up to create a collection of special tractor figurines. They're brand new, and they're being featured at www.Tractorama.us. The direct link is: http://tractorama.us/TractorGifts/JohnDeerePreciousMoments.htm


Vision Design Media is proud to announce our latest video production, The Mid-South Flywheeler's Memorial Day 2007 Antique Tractor Show and Pull from Burton Sugar Farms in Michigan City, Mississippi.

This year's event features all makes and models of antique tractors, from John Deere to Minneapolis Moleen. This video is packed full of interviews with tractor owners, tractor pulls, a tractor parade, a music video featuring music by Nancy Apple and even a Minneapolis Moleen blowing an engine during a pull!

This is a video for all antique tractor fans, young and old. If you are interested in purchasing a copy of this video, please visit us athttp://www.TractorDVD.com.

For more information about having us produce a video of your Tractor Show info@TractorDVD.com.

Please add us to your site's links! http://www.TractorDVD.com  and we will add you to our site.

Thank you,
         Tracey Axmaker
Public Relations Coordinator



L.F. Larsen Tractor Test Museum
Located on the East Campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  The first tractor test lab in the world, built in 1919, was used to ensure that tractor manufacturers met their advertised claims of tractor performance. It now houses the original dynamometer and a collection of tractors, animal-drawn, and man-powered tools and a library of tractor tests.  http://tractormuseum.unl.edu

Dear Tractor Enthusiasts,
    Here at Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., we are in the very beginning stages of putting together two books on tractors from the mid 1920?s to the 1950?s. One book is for children or young adults, while the other is for adults.
    In these two books we are going to profile both tractor manufacturers as well as specific models of tractors. Therefore, we will need company histories, tractor profiles, photographs and old advertisements for all of the following:
 Allis-Chalmers
 Bradley Tractor Company
 Brockway
 Case
 Caterpillar and Holt
 Cletrac
 Cockshutt
 Earthmaster Farm Equipment
 Farmall/International-Harvester,  McCormick Deering
 Farmaster
 Fate-Root-Heath Company
 Ford & Ferguson
 Gibson
 Harris
 Hart-Parr
 Huber
 John Deere
 Keck-Gonnerman Company
 Long Manufacturing
 Marshall, Sons & Co.
 Massey-Harris & Massey-Ferguson
 Minneapolis Moline and Twin City
 Oliver
 Ostenberg Manufacturing Company (OMC)
 Perrin Tractor & Implement
 Peru Wheel Company (Economy Tractor)
 Please let me know if you have historical information, photographs, or any  other helpful information on the above, or any other, antique tractors.  Anybody that contributes to the books or provides photographs that are used in the books will receive an acknowledgment in each book and a free
 copy of each book.
 You can contact me at any of the following:
 E-mail: gboehm@sterlingpub.com
 1-800-805-5489, ext.201
 FAX: (212) 489-7235
 Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
 387 Park Ave. South
 New York, NY 10016
I just want to make sure all of you antique tractor lovers and antique machinery collectors know about AgriShop- the ONLY national radio show where people from around the country can call a toll-free number to buy, sell or trade used and antique farm equipment.  We broadcast the program from Kansas City, MO each Saturday morning from 8:06 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Central Time.  Fifteen different radio stations carry the program- most of the stations are in the Midwest but we have stations all of the way from Colorado to New York!  Even if you can't listen to the program on a station in your area, you can call toll-free 1-888- A-G-R-I-S-H-O-P  from 8:06 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. CT every Saturday morning to advertise an item you'd like to sell or to inquire about an item you'd like to buy.  Also, if any business owners would like to make their products known to a wide rangingagricultural audience, think about advertising on the AgriShop commercials- it's a great way for successful farmers and ranchers to hear your message!  Remember to call AgriShop Saturday mornings from 8:06 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Central Time to buy, sell or trade any used or antique piece of farm equipment! Sincerely, Megan Miller / AgriShop Marketing Director 1-800-258-6868 - kfeqnews@ponyexpress.net (Ag Info Center)

The Huber Machinery Museum is located on the Marion county Fairgrounds, Marion, Ohio 43302. Within the museum are steam and gas powered Huber agricultural tractors as well as Huber road machinery. (Graders and maintainers). An original revolving hay rake is on display as well as Huber threshers and corn shredders. Open on Saturdays from 1-4 pm. No charge. (We can locate the original sale date and owner of your Huber tractor from original records.)...Charlie Evers, director Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau 1-800-371-6688 e-mail: evers@on-ramp.net

I have a 1944 International Harvester ID-6 "Industrial tractor". I would like to correspond with others who have an ID-6 (diesel) or an I-6 (gas). Thanks. Gerald Keeton, 15372 E. Limestone Rd. Harvest, Al. 35749 - gkeeton@mindspring.com

Will all on line members of the INTERNATIONAL COCKSHUTT CLUB please send me an e-mail with your name, address, and e-mail address. I am compiling an e-mail directory which I hope to have ready for publication in the spring 1998 issue of the COCKSHUTT QUARTERLY. My e-mail address is RKILTS@AOL.COM. Please identify your e-mail as Cockshutt.

American Farm Pullers Association. We are located in western West Virginia and are the fasted growing tractor pulling club in the region. We are currently accepting members wanting to pull Farm Tractors and compete for points leading to trophies at the end of the season. We are currently engaged in preparing the rules and schedules for the 1998 pulling season. We would like input on Farm Stock Tractor Pulling Rules as we attempt to make our pulls fair and enjoyable to all. If you have a club or organization similar to this, please contact us with A list of rules that you follow so we can compare notes. Thank you. Gary Sayre Vice President AFPA. Email me: Gsayre@access.k12.wv.us or write American Farm Pullers Association c/o Gary L. Sayre, Rte 2 Box 25 Letart, WV 25253

Want to tighten up the front end on your M-H 44 Standard? New king pins are still available through your local Massey Dealer for about $80 CDN each. I got Oilite bronze bushings (1.125"OD x 1" ID x 1.5" Long) from a local bearing distributor ($2.95 CDN each). Make sure you ream the bushings and drill grease holes once they're installed. For thrust bearings, I used NICE #610's ($11.00 CDN each); all parts fit like a glove.Derek Wilson - norton@golden.net

As part of our archives of the Hart-Parr and Oliver Corporations which eventually came under the ownership of the White New Idea Corp, our museum has made available originals and copies of operators, parts and shop books for Hart-Parr, Oliver, White, Minneapolis-Moline, Cletrac, Cockshutt, B.F. Avery and New Idea. Also if you are in the area please stop in and see us at the museum, we would be happy to answer any questions you may have, or take a look at our web-site: http://home.fia.net/~fchs/ send E-mail to: fchs@fia.net

Panzer Garden Tractor Collectors! Visit the Panzer Page at http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/5702/ - Lots of free info and parts sources. Links to garden tractor pulling pages and others. Bill Janitor, 3244 Humbesr Ave, Trenton MI 48183 or E-mail to: wjanitor@ford.com

We are preparing to manufacture new cast iron housings for the gear-type hydraulic pumps used on 66, 77, 88, Supers, 770, 880, etc. We have proto-types in testing right now. We hope to be able to offer rebuilt pumps with new housings soon. We will need to determine an appropriate quantity to machine for the first batch. I would like to know how much interest there may be in these parts from those who read this list. Please E-Mail or fax a note to 330-567-2033. Timing and price both uncertain, but we hope to have testing done in the next 4 to 6 weeks. gordon.14@osu.edu


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