links to Hay Tool related Web Sites

Shows and Museums

Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA
Antique Farm Equipment Show, Tulare, CA. at International Agri-Center
The Lewis & Clark Pulley Museum and NAHTCA home-page
Midwest Old Threshers Reunion, Mt. Pleasant, IA

Farm Collector Magazine Articles

Hoistin Hay, FC, May 2003
NAHTCA held their sixth annual show
How the bale-knotter Works
History of the hay-press
Hay Carriers, Pulleys Fill Unique Museum

articles on Harry Wessels's Collection

Farm Collector, September, 2010, both by Leslie McManus

Hay Carrier Display Clears Confusion

Wessels collection showcases Scale Model Steam, including a model hay press

model Steam Traction Engine article
Harry's Web Site:CoolModelEngines

Louden and Fairfield, Iowa

BIOGRPHY of William Louden
Louden Machinery Company history; Tour Fairfield, IA
Louden catalog no.46, 1916 213 pages
Louden catalog no. 5,of Canada, 1918, 48 pages
Maasdam Barns, Fairfield, IA


Farm Collector
Successful Farming magazine


Catalogs and Manuals scanned to CD or DVD
Mechanical Advantage, Hay Carriers and Barn Pulleys;Book
Ney companies in Canton, Ohio
Harvesting Hay: The Early Years, Yesterday's Tractors
Reclaimed barn wood and antique barn hardware, removes old barns for free, if possible
Dave the Farm Boy, primers on rural life, for city slickers

barn stories and history

old barn memories, Longfurrow Farm, Dennison, MN
Kansas Barn Alliance glossary
Guide to Farm Buildings, Very Good
Minnesota Historic Farms Study (PDF,13.3 MB PDF, 372 pages)
Adaptive use of barns in Wisc(pdf)
Free Farm Building Plans
North Dakota State College of Sci. and USDA Cooperative Farm Buildings Plan Exchange
Plans were developed by engineers at Land Grant Universities


Created on January 28, 2012