[BCMA] Looking for a small combine

Moderated BCMA subscriber listserv listserv at lists.museum.bc.ca
Wed Oct 13 12:50:27 PDT 2021

There are a few available in the US. Here is a link to one that is 
currently listed and they say they ship anywhere:


Here is another website that lists a few others for sale:


On 2021-10-12 10:21 a.m., Moderated BCMA subscriber listserv wrote:
> Hi, everyone,
> A local farming family is working hard to convert their farm 
> operations to be fossil-fuel-free, and are looking for a small 
> tow-behind combine harvesters that their solar-powered tractor can 
> power and tow. Specifically, Allis Chalmers All Crop 60 or 66, or a 
> John Deere 12A, from 1948-1970. They are confident they can "fix up 
> anything," but are hoping to find one that isn't totally wrecked.
> I'm sending this out in hopes someone out there in Museum-land might 
> have an extra one? Maybe one you're planning to deaccession? Or one 
> you've been offered but turned down? Maybe one that's growing weeds in 
> your own backyard? Mouldering away in your neighbour's barn? Or 
> possibly something similar that might work? if that's the case, let me 
> know and I'll pass the information on to Drew and Joanne to see if 
> their tractor can handle it.
> I have no idea what their budget might be, but if there is a price 
> attached let me know and I'll pass it along. They have been looking 
> all over Canada, so I'm sure travelling to get it will not be a 
> problem. It would mean the combine goes into private hands, but on the 
> flipside, Drew and Joanne do a lot of demonstrations of their 
> sustainable/eco-friendly farming practices, and the Creston Museum is 
> among the community partners they work with...
> Thanks for any tips you can offer!
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> Tammy Bradford, Manager
> Creston Museum
> 219 Devon Street, Creston BC V0B 1G3
> 250-428-9262
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