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Antique Farm Vehicles

The Heidrick Ag History Center in Woodland, Calif., has the nation's
largest collection of antique tractors and trucks.

antique tractor at Heidrick Ag History Center, Woodland, Calif.
Photo caption
Hart-Parr tractors were some of the first every made. The word "tractor" was a combination of the words power and traction.

You don't have to be a farmer or a vintage vehicle buff to fall in love with the Heidrick Ag History Center, just off Interstate 5 in Woodland, Calif. It's the nation's largest collection of antique tractors and trucks. There's a kerosene-fueled 1929 Hart-Parr, a 1922 Waterloo Boy, and a 1926 "snow-motor" that hauled mail to Lake Tahoe. Or stop by the Family Farm Festival on May 21 and 22 for barley threshing, draft horse demonstrations, kids' activities, and food. Information: (530) 666-9700, www.aghistory.org.

Photography by Craig Maxwell

This article was first published in May 2005. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.