Month: December 2020

Top Ten Front Wheel Assist Classic Tractors

Before the “modern” four wheel drive tractor, there were two wheel drive tractors with front wheel assist (FWA). The front wheel assist was a conversion turning the wide front axle into another set of drive wheels. Most of these conversions were built by third party manufactures and some were put on at the factory. The

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A best seller: The late styled “B” So popular, it even surprised Deere

Story by Benjamin Hain. Originally published in the February 2012 issue of Green Magazine, the #1 magazine for John Deere tractor, equipment, and memorabilia enthusiasts. Follow this link, https://greenmagazine.com/ for more John Deere stories from Green Magazine. A best seller: The late styled “B” So popular, it even surprised Deere Deere certainly anticipated that improving

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A Forgotten Classic! The Fairman Tractor Of Davenport, Iowa

Very little is known about this front wheel drive articulated tractor built by the Fairman Motor Implement Company of Davenport, Iowa. In trade news section of the 1913 issue of Farm Implement News shows the Fairman Motor Implement Company had been organized and incorporated “to buy and sell tractors, etc”. There is no mention if

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