Aurora resident turns old equipment into new tool

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Andrews finds new hobby fixing manure spreaders

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  • Gary Andrews stands with his current project, a John Deere wooden manure spreader.
    Gary Andrews stands with his current project, a John Deere wooden manure spreader.
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There are lots of things that people plan to do to fill up their time during retirement. Aurora resident Gary Andrews has found a   unique way to keep busy, save items from the scrap pile and provide equipment for farmers. 
He does this by restoring vintage manure spreaders, which are then utilized by farmers throughout the country.
This hobby, which started around six years ago began when his son moved to Texas to train horses.

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