There’s been four wheel drive tractors since the start of the industry, but they didn’t catch on until the late 1950’s. At that time, farms were getting bigger and farmers needed large tractors with more horsepower. Four wheel drive tractors with over 100 horsepower seemed to be the answer. Some of these tractors were great
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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. Click HERE to
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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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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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