Machinery Makes for Stories

March 19, 2016 02:30 AM

Many of our readers love to read and hear the stories of restored tractors, unusual used machinery finds and farm nostalgia that Machinery Pete shares on various social media platforms as he travels across the country. Here are four of his latest social media posts we just can’t forget.  


Tour An Incredible Collection of Ag History

In an hour-long video, Machinery Pete visits Tom Renner of Belleville, Ill., to tour his amazing collection of John Deere tractors, vintage farm equipment and rare historical items. (Dec. 18, 2015, YouTube)


What Tractor Was On Star Wars?

Anyone else see the new Star Wars movie and think the Speeder lead character Rey was riding on kind of looked like an old tractor, maybe an old Farmall? (Dec. 24, 2015, Facebook)


Farm Nostalgia Creates Quite A Stir

These one-of-a-kind custom mailboxes are made by Shane Crock of Greenfield, Ind. Modeled after classic tractors, they are stirring up incredible buyer interest on social media. (Feb. 15, YouTube)


Life-Size Tractor on Display

Antique tractors are usually put in the back of a shed or barn, so Facebook follower Randy B. from Alliance, Neb., made a display case for his John Deere A to mimic a toy tractor in a box. (Feb. 20, Facebook)

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