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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This International Harvester 1066 sold on the Jerry Everitt Tractorland 65 Year Tractor Collection Auction. But what’s so unique about this tractor? It might have something to do with it’s serial number. A prize for many classic tractor collectors is owning the first tractor produced for a particular model. This International Harvester 1066 is the
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A fleet of Farmall tractors cultivating cotton August 1940 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Tractors have taken the place of the mule and the plow on Hopson Plantation where day labor is used almost exclusively, displacing the old tenants on the place. Photos by Wolcott, Marion Post (1919-1990) These photographs are from the Library of Congress, Farm
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