COPIES OF THE CORN PICKER BOOK ARE AVAILABLE (as of 9/3/19)

SEE THE CONTACT PAGE FOR PRICING INFO.

Looking for information on corncribs? A corncrib book?

Our second book, "Corn Cribs: Every Corn Belt Farm Had One,"

is at the printer. Click on the Contact page for ordering information.

Although we said "Corn Belt," many other American regions and Canada also had corn cribs, and we've PACKED (MORE THAN 330 PAGES AND 1,200 ILLUSTRATIONS) THIS BOOK with information about corn cribs, from the earliest log "cratches" to post-World War I manufactured, perforated steel and snow-fence cribs, and tile and cement monumental cribs, to post-World War II manufactured, wire cribs, to 21st-century corn cribs, along with photos of every type. Also included is the World's Largest Corn Crib, and the popcorn cribs used by Cracker Jack, with pictures and stories from farmers who have inherited the old family "corn house."

806 pages, including foreword, preface &

index pages, with more than 1,500 photos.

Copyrighted/Updated September 3, 2019

The Corn Crib Book!

"Corn Cribs: Every Corn Belt Farm Had One" is at the printer and should be ready to ship around September 13, 2019.

Copyright 2018. Robert A. Johnson. All rights reserved.

"Corn Pickers, And the Inventors Who Dreamed Them Up"

Manufacturers of corn pickers covered in the book include:


Overby, Steiner, Port Huron, Taylor, Baird, Goodhue, Appleton, Independent Harvester Company,

Deering, McCormick and International Harvester Company,

Advance-Rumely, Allis-Chalmers, Nichols & Shepard, Hart-Parr, Oliver,

New Idea, John Deere, Belle City, Continental Cultor Company, Harry Ferguson,

Kuhlman (as "Farmaid Corn Picker" "Farm-Aide" and "Farm Aid", as well as Soilfitter and "Soilfitter-Kuhlman corn picker" with information on "Soilsurgeon" implements), George B. Miller & Son Co., William Galloway as "Wm. Galloway Co." and "William Galloway & Sons Co.", "Corn Belt Corn Picker", "Black Hawk Corn Picker" from Ohio Cultivator Co. and

Co-Op from "National Farm Machinery Company" and Cockshutt,

"Sears, Roebuck & Co." and the "David Bradley Corn Picker", Farm-Rite, L.H. Schultz, "Jeep Corn Picker",

J.I. Case, the Rosenthal corn picker and the Rosenthal Cornbine,

Wood Brothers (also known as Woods Bros.) corn picker, Ford and Ferguson,

Minneapolis-Moline, (with more mention of Oliver and Cockshutt and White corn pickers), Massey-Harris,

"Great American Corn Picker", the "Iowa Corn Picker" from Associated Mfg.,

the "Sargent Corn Picker" from McGrath and FMC (Food Machinery Corporation), Steel-Craft corn picker,

Calhoun and UFT (also known as United Farm Tools) corn picker, Vermeer and the "Wyde Tred Corn Picker".