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...]

Model V by BF Avery What Is It Worth?

What's a BF Avery Model V worth?  The answer to the value is always is what a buyer is willing to pay and a seller is willing to sell for on any given day, because you can never have a sale without the willing buyer and willing seller reaching a mutual agreeable price.  Back in June of 2012, Collins Equipment of  Thorntown, Indiana held an online auction for a 1947 Model V (no serial number given) and the value on June 20, 2012 the final bid was $950.00 As many of you may know, the BF Avery model V was produced by the BF Avery Company that was headquartered in Louisville, KY.  It was first … [Read more...]

BF Avery in Wilkesboro NC

2006 Brushy Mountain Apple Festival, Wilkesboro, NC The Mountain Times in North Carolina said "Its apples, apples, apples and that time of year for the Brushy Mountain Ruritan Club to present the 29th Annual Brushy Mountain Apple Festival in Downtown North Wilkesboro. The festival is planned for Oct. 7th from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. A Pre-Festival Apple Jam is set for Friday, Oct. 6th from 6-9 p.m."[Read More....] This clip is short clip by Charles Crawford of a BF Avery Model V that was on display: … [Read more...]

Tractor Shows BF Avery and Mid-South Flywheelers

The Kracked Head Update July 2007 First of all, I want to request any of you that have excess rainfall to send it our way.  Here in North Alabama we are in the middle of a drought that looks to be the worst on record.  We’re so far behind in annual rainfall that we’re all hoping that the hurricane season will be an active one and that they all come ashore about Mobile and move due north and stall out about the Alabama/Tennessee state line.  I dread getting my next water bill, might have to take a second mortgage out just to pay it. I guess all of you are like myself, busy in your yards, … [Read more...]