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Russ' Vintage Iron
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:45 AM CST

Growing up on the farm, one of the pleasures for kids was using vintage farm machinery as one big playground. While it may not have been the safest place to play, it did encourage you to use your imagination.

Is this an old manure spreader? No, to an 8-year-old it could be a ship on the rough seas or even a race car winning the Indianapolis 500.

What about this old elevator? Well that is no ordinary elevator; it could be rocket deep in space or maybe you would climb up it like you were climbing a mountain.

My oldest ...

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