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[John Deere Tractor Museum],   p. 19 PDF (297.3 KB)

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Today his John Deere Tractor Museum in
Honey Creek has the total collection with
each tractor having an interesting story.
Ken Peterman, an industrious professor and
knowledgeable restorer in Webster City,
Iowa has worked closely with Chuck in
restoring many of the tractors, including the
Waterloo Boy. The Waterloo Boy Company
was the start of tractor production at the
John Deere Company. In addition to the
Museum, Chuck is busy with many business-
es focused on agriculture, trucking, ware-
housing and farming equipment.
same family that made a name for itself in
the Hat business. The Frasers were the next
owners; they rented the farm out to differ-
ent renters. Ed Kuehne was one of them. He
was an outstanding farmer, great commu-
nity leader, helping in every way he could
in the church and school affairs. He liked to
take part in many of the plays written by
Reverend Mansfield in the Twenties. He left
the farm around 1930 and Dave Fraser ran
the farm during the Thirties and Forties and
in time selling it to Mr. Bill Bushing, Chuck
bought the farm from Mr. Bushing in 1978.
                        Wendell E. Earle

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