Tractor Archive Videos

Experimental Fordson Earth Mover

Is that a Fordson earth mover? This undated silent film might be from around 1918. It shows a modified Fordson tractor with a scoop bucket. This might be a prototype built by the Ford Motor Company for demonstration purposes. Have you ever seen one of these? Tell us in the comments below.

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Early Prototype Model T Ford Tractor

Do you recognize these Ford Tractors? Before Henry Ford released his iconic Fordson tractor, he built a variety of different prototypes. One of the first was a tractor built out of his equally iconic Model T. This video shot around 1917 shows a couple different prototypes designed around readily available Model T parts.

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1926 – Industrial Uses Of Caterpillar Tractors

This film gives us a glimpse into the varied ways Caterpillar Tractors were used in the 1920s. There are wonderful shots of Caterpillar 60 and Caterpillar 30 Tractors at work from pulling out a steam locomotive to hauling equipment of steep grades. A fascinating time capsule and a must watch for any classic crawler collector!

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1916 – This Tractor Claimed To Be A “Ford”

This circa 1916 silent film was produced by The Ford Tractor Company to promote and drum up pre-orders for their tractor. This Ford Tractor was not built by the Ford Motor Company, known for building the Fordson Tractor. This tractor was the brainchild of William Baer Ewing who seeked to profit off the Ford Name.

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1950s – Feeding Cattle In Winter

t’s the 1950s. How Do You Move Hay In The Winter? Take a look back at what life was like on a cattle ranch in 1950’s Nevada! Earlier we shared the “Haying Season” by Les Stewart. This film is also by Les Stewart, titled “Feeding Cattle in Winter”, showing how they moved the haystack to

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1950s – Cutting Hay In Northern Nevada

Take a look back at what life was like on a cattle ranch in 1950’s Nevada! The “Haying Season” is a film produced by Les Stewart around 1950 on the Ninety-Six Ranch and shows the process of cutting and stacking hay for the winter. Les narrates the film along with comments from his grandson Brad

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The Fastest Tractor in the World!

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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