ISSUE DATE: 12/24/2012
By Doug Rich
Georgia Miller sits on her couch thumbing through a ledger where she has recorded every tractor her husband has purchased since 1965. Each line contains the model of a tractor, who it was purchased from, the date it was purchased and how much it cost.
It is a very thick ledger. Gene Miller sold over 100 antique tractors at public auction on Oct. 6 and that group did not include the John Deere tractors he had already sold, the two tractors parked in his garage, two more waiting for repairs, or one sitting on a hill in Wyoming that has not made the trip home to Pomona, Kan., yet.
"Collecting old tractors is a disease," Georgia Miller said laughingly.
"But they are fun to collect and fun to see," Gene Miller said.
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