Troy’s Tractors, The Passing of a Dedicated Collector

This is from Troy's Tractors, I re-posted from their website due to the temporary nature of that website and that it could be deleted at anytime and a direct link to this information would no longer be available "Raised in Dawson and Lynn counties of Texas, Troy and Mildred Brown moved to Hale Center in 1951, where they became active members of the community. Their 64-year marriage was only ended by Troy’s passing on Christmas Day of 2011. Troy farmed all his life, and served his community as a Deacon in the Baptist Church, member of the FSA County Committee and on the Boards of the Hale … [Read more...]

MM Model BF Featured on US Farm Report

The US Farm Report airs Saturdays on The Agweb which is an internet news show covering the agricultural events of the week and is hosted by John Phillips. One of the features on the show is the spotlighting of antique tractors. The clip shown below features a Minneapolis Moline Model BF owned by Rick Kiser, of Oak Harbor, Washington.  As the clip explains, the Minneapolis Moline BF was produced by BF Avery in Louisville, KY after the two companies merged.  The BF was actually an existing tractor line that BF Avery had sold under the BF Avery Model R branding.  Minneapolis Moline actually … [Read more...]