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*** Exploring an Old Farm ***


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Old 02-17-2010, 10:34:53 AM
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Had a chance last fall to explore an old farm. The 92 year old owner of the collection was home bound, so it was a self guided tour. In fact he passed away about a month after I took these pictures. I know he enjoyed sharing his collection with visitors and thought everyone might enjoy the pictures too. Lots of pictures to share but I will start with these four.
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Old 02-17-2010, 10:42:55 AM
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

In the third picture, is that a Samson?
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Wow !!!! What a find. It is amazing that you can still find stuff like this out in Tractor Heaven Ed B.
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Old 02-17-2010, 11:18:17 AM
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

Wow I would have to agree, what a great find. What is the tractor next to the road grader?
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Old 02-17-2010, 11:32:11 AM
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

Okay, that's just awesome. The third is a Case. In the fourth, the one on the side is a Nichols & Shepherd. Probably a 25 horse.

Any idea as to the disposition of the collection?

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What is the engine directly in front of the Big 4?
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Wow! Does that bring back memories of the hay days of old toy searching.
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

The third one is defintely a CASE 10-20!! Really nice tractor!!
Is the second one a GAS PULL???

Thanks for sharing the photos!

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Boy, I hate the thought of another high profile auction, I hope everything can be spoken for privately....
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That second pic sure looks like a Gaspull to me.
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

Sorry I didn't get to many details because of the amount of things to look at. I'll help identify the things that I can and with all the old iron people on here there should be plenty of help. Here are four more pictures for today and I'll add some more later.

Max: 10-20 Case
Andrew: 25-50 Nichols & Shepard
Mike: The details of the estate are still being worked out.
Tom & Davide: I have no idea.
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Thanks for sharing the neat rare find.
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I really like that little Cletrac ? in the third photo! Very cool!
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

Did this man ever use any of these tractors or did he just collect them.
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

Interesting that so far no one has offered their condolances on the old gentlemans passing and instead all started asking about or commenting on everything in the pictures.

Sad to see anyone pass away, at any age, but at least at the ripe old age of 92 he was still able to hang on some of his belongings. Looks like a fine collection even in the condition some of it is in, and I'm sure most of them can be fixed up.

I'm guessing that with the conditions of what's shown, there isn't much interest in it by remaining family members, but I would still hope that people are respectful of them and don't all swoop in like a bunch of vultures. At the same time though, I would hate to see any of it end up going for scrap or be left to rot just out of sentimental value if the family has no plans to do anything with any of it.

Thank you for sharing the pictures with us, and for informing us of his passing. I'm guessing you will keep us all posted with any updates, like upcoming auction, or possibility of private sales, but everyone PLEASE show a little respect in the mean time....
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

Thanks everybody for all your comments! I guess I should have told you a little more about the man behind the collection.
He was never married and his only family is a neice and nephew. That is reason his place didn't get kept up anymore. He made his living from a sawmill he had on the farm and did some farming too. His main hobby was collecting and giving tours of his collection. His collection will not be scrapped or rot away. It is just going to take the family time to make arrangements.
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There is a Bryan steam tractor behind the bull WOW!!!
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Default Re: Exploring an old farm.

I know where that is and THANKS for the photos Jim!
I'd heard some of what was there but this is beyond anything I thought.
The is no doubt whatsoever this WILL be a high profile auction. It would be pretty hard to keep THAT Nichols & Shepard 25-50 under any hats.
Some friends of mine were there not THAT long ago and they, too, got permission for the "self guided" tour.... .......but they couldn't remember all they had seen....
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Quote:
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What is the engine directly in front of the Big 4?
Tom, I think it's a Venn-Severin Oil Engine.

All the best

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I think there is a kc lightning too, or used to be.
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