Rust Never Sleeps: Care and Conservation of Farm Machinery
This publication from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences is for anyone who cares for historic farm machinery — whether you work in a museum, community group, are a private collector, have an interest in history or just own a piece of old farm equipment. This book offers practical advice that may help to prolong the life of your historic farm machinery.
These guidelines may encourage you to discover more about historic farm machinery — the stories associated with it and its importance for a local museum or a region.
Being history custodians requires careful decision-making about the intended use of the objects in a collection while balancing the conservation needs and resources available.
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