Tractor Collectors Bring the Great Mehmke Collection Back to Life

Tractor Collectors Bring the Great Mehmke Collection Back to Life

One of the great North American tractor collections is the one assembled by Walter Mehmke and his son Carl near Great Falls, Montana. The Mehmke’s collection was eventually turned into a museum. It is a comprehensive collection that includes steam traction engines, Prairie tractors, crawlers, other tractors, assorted farm equipment, quality automobiles and vehicles, and smaller artifacts.

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King Agriculture Museum Opens

King Agriculture Museum Opens

THE NEWBIE - The King Agriculture Museum is scheduled to open today in Centralia, Washington. Antique Power magazine is one of the best places for newbies to learn about antique tractors; another way is to visit a museum focused on tractors or farming history in general. If you travel to the Pacific Northwest this summer, be sure to see the brand new King Agriculture Museum, in the historic Lewis County Lumber building, right off Interstate 5.

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Buying Your First Tractor

Buying Your First Tractor

THE NEWBIE - Buying your first tractor should be a very enjoyable experience, but do your homework first. The month of February brings us Valentine’s Day, and readers of Antique Power magazine will agree that the love-struck experience of buying your first antique tractor remains carved into the memory like a heart on a tree trunk, or in some cases, just a nasty scar. 

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