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May 2013 Archive for Heritage Iron

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Heritage Iron Magazine was founded in 2008 in order to fill a need for those interested in muscle tractors. Heritage Iron features all brands, all makes, and all models of muscle tractors from the 1960’s to mid 1980’s including the equipment used by the tractors. Each issue highlights a featured tractor and presents a detailed account of the tractor, its attributes, its history, and its owner. Other regular features in the magazine are machinery milestones, letters to the editor, equipment and company history, classified ads, auction results, an editor’s page, farm toys, literature and memorabilia.

Meet Mr. John Deere 6030

May 17, 2013

Brad Walk purchased the first production John Deere 6030 ever built with the help of a friend. Since then, he's turned his love of 6030s into a business that employs four full-time workers. The face behind www.My3060.com, Walk maintains an impressive 6030 collection while managing the company that includes buying and selling tractors, restoring machines, and providing parts and service.

He also farms on an operation that includes hogs and cattle.

Watch this video interview with Heritage Iron Magazine to learn more about this entrepreneur: 

Learn more at the Heritage Iron website

Seats Remain on Tractor Museum Bus Tour

May 16, 2013

There are seats left for this special bus tour!  

Heritage Iron will be hosting a bus tour starting June 3 that will stop at four tractor museums!

The $275 price is all-inclusive with all bus fees, eight meals, two nights lodging and all museum entry fees. Learn more by clicking here. 

There are two departure spots: Greenville, IL and Penfield IL.

And the schedule includes:

Dumont Oliver Museum:  This museum represents the lifetime collection of Lyle & Helen  Dumont of Sigourney, Iowa. Included in this tour are over 100 Beautifully restored tractors, horse-drawn equipment, buggies & gas engines, a Roy Rogers Collection and for ladies, toys, dolls and dishes.

The Kinze Innovation Center (PLUS, a special guided tour by Jon Kinzenbaw of his personal collection):  a 25,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility built to showcase the history of Kinze Manufacturing. From the early years of Jon Kinzenbaw’s life to the modern innovations used today, this museum setting tells the story of the founding, hard work, leadership and vision that IS Kinze. See Big Blue on display. Jon’s first grain cart, planters, memorabilia & much more! Walk through a  replica of Jon’s first shop, complete with tools, jigs even a 5020 repower. Listen to Jon tell the story of his ideas through many video screens through the facility. And then, take a tour of the Kinze Manufacturing plant.

Darold Sindt Antique Museum in Keystone, IA. - Featuring a remarkable variety of approximately 200 tractors and implements plus riding mowers, pedal tractors, engines and other interesting memorabilia.

Plus a BONUS tour of the Kaiser Oliver Collection.

Learn more at the Heritage Iron website

Bus Tour: The Innovative Iron Tour

May 01, 2013

 Heritage Iron will be hosting a bus tour starting June 3 that will stop at four tractor museums!

The $275 price is all-inclusive with all bus fees, eight meals, two nights lodging and all museum entry fees. Learn more by clicking here. 

There are two departure spots: Greenville, IL and Penfield IL.

And the schedule includes:

Dumont Oliver Museum:  This museum represents the lifetime collection of Lyle & Helen  Dumont of Sigourney, Iowa. Included in this tour are over 100 Beautifully restored tractors, horse-drawn equipment, buggies & gas engines, a Roy Rogers Collection and for ladies, toys, dolls and dishes.

The Kinze Innovation Center (PLUS, a special guided tour by Jon Kinzenbaw of his personal collection):  a 25,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility built to showcase the history of Kinze Manufacturing. From the early years of Jon Kinzenbaw’s life to the modern innovations used today, this museum setting tells the story of the founding, hard work, leadership and vision that IS Kinze. See Big Blue on display. Jon’s first grain cart, planters, memorabilia & much more! Walk through a  replica of Jon’s first shop, complete with tools, jigs even a 5020 repower. Listen to Jon tell the story of his ideas through many video screens through the facility. And then, take a tour of the Kinze Manufacturing plant.

Darold Sindt Antique Museum in Keystone, IA. - Featuring a remarkable variety of approximately 200 tractors and implements plus riding mowers, pedal tractors, engines and other interesting memorabilia.

Plus a BONUS tour of the Kaiser Oliver Collection.

Learn more at the Heritage Iron website

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