Ny Tractor Collecting Legend To Sell Of His Collection This Week

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A 4th generation farmer from Canandaigua, New York is selling off his legendary tractor collection this weekend. And when he does-- people from all over the world will be watching.
Jim Erdle told WHAM news he started his 225 tractor collection in the 1960's.
His oldest tractor-- a 1912 Rummley. Hotel rooms started going fast when it was announced that the Erdle collection was for sale. Some people are coming from Tazmania and Germany. Erdle plans to give a lot of the proceeds from the auction to start a home for the terminally ill in Canandaguia. The auction, set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Erdle Farm. It will be broadcast around the world on the auctioneer's website. You can see more on the auction here.