Category Archives: Farm Trucks

Cigars and Farm Trucks Don’t Mix

Most of my stories on farm trucks are about “Old Brown“, the 1977 Ford farm truck that never died…just had its parts replaced, one piece at a time.  Today’s tale also includes a bonus segment on one of Old Brown’s companions in … Continue reading

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Driver Door #1: One Way Traffic

For the introduction to this series about a never-say-die 1977 Ford F-250 farm truck (“Old Brown”) and how (and why) it needed replacement parts, visit “One Piece At a Time“. Doors and the latches that open and close them are … Continue reading

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Windshield #4 and Hood #2

For the introduction to this series of posts about the life of an old farm truck and its extensive need for replacement parts, see “One Piece At a Time“. This post offers details on the fate of a windshield and … Continue reading

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The Old Red Truck

I think everyone has a favorite memory of time spent with their dad. Since this is a farm blog, and it is Father’s Day, I am going to focus this post on some special memories of time spent with my … Continue reading

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Windshield #2 and Hood #1

For the introduction to this story about a farm truck named “Old Brown”, which has used up more lives than a cat, see “One Piece At a Time“. This follow-up reveals the fate of two more of Old Brown’s replaced … Continue reading

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Tailgates #1, #2, and #3

For the introduction to this series of posts about the life of an old farm truck and its extensive need for replacement parts, see “One Piece At a Time“. This follow up post offers details on the fate of the first … Continue reading

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One Piece At a Time

Johnny Cash once sang about a quest to acquire a cheap car by “accumulating” parts over many years. He snuck parts out of the factory in his lunchbox and when he had enough, fit them together like a 3-D jigsaw … Continue reading

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