Ideal Cement Tile Machine, a/k/a Farmers Cement Tile Machine, Makes a better and more perfect tile than the ordinary clay tile, and at less than half the cost. Makes tile in different sizes for hand or power. Patented May 1, 1906 and manufactured by Richmond & Holmes of St. Johns, Michigan. Thousands of farmers across the nation were tiling their fields in an effort to improve their farmlands. On display at Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence, Iowa and owned by the Buchanan Co. Historical Society.