This collection of photos were taken at the Caterpillar Tractors and John Deere Combines repair shop in Colfax, Washington in July of 1941. They are not just a unique look at the day to day operations but portraits of the people who worked and did business there. These photographs are from the Library of Congress,
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By Kurt Ernst on Apr 9th, 2019 at 8:59 am Hemmings Motor News Much like his Model T automobile, Henry Ford’s affordable tractors brought mechanization to the masses, and the Fordson Model F was perhaps the most common small-farm tractor of the early 1920s. To teach farming to his grandchildren, Ford requested a circa 1925 Model F in 5/8-scale,
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How did they pick peas in the late 1930’s? According to this video, they used Minneapolis Moline tractors. Take a step back in time and see who they harvested peas about 80 years ago! This video is part of the circa 1939 film “Pick of the Pod” produced by the Del Monte Company showing the
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What is the world’s fastest tractor? In 1934 it was the Allis-Chalmers Model U. The record setting speed of 65.45 miles per hour was set by Ab Jenkins, a speed record that went unchallenged for 81 years. There were 34 of these tractors built with a special transmission for speed. Allis-Chalmers is known as the
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Every once in while, maybe once in a lifetime, even priceless things are sold. Like the legendary tractor collection of 85-year-old Jim Erdle. Jim’s eye for rare and unique tractors has earned the respect of the masses over the years and allowed him to assemble one of the finest tractor collections of all time. But all
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Aumann Auctions, Inc. a MarkNet Alliance Member, had the privilege to conduct the Barb & Ron Koogler John Deere Collection Auction. The Koogler’s had a pristine collection of literature, memorabilia, toys, pedal tractors and antique tractors that drew in a crowd of over 400 bidders from all over the world, as far away as Australia.
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Some top sellers from the Lake Side Farms Tractor and Engine Collection Auction: 1922 Rumely Oil Pull Model K 12-20: $65,000 New Era Little Giant 6 hp engine: $40,000 Caterpillar 30 with swap tracks: $37,500 IHC Titan sideshaft 4 hp engine: $32,500 Dieter 15 hp portable engine: $22,500 Mid-range sellers: Advanced Rumely color poster, framed under glass:
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