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The Waterloo Boy Was The First Tractor Sold By The John Deere after purchasing the Waterloo Boy Company.

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Colin Johnson of Iowa owns a 1923 Waterloo Boy Model N which he’s kept in unrestored, original condition. Colin spotted spotted this Waterloo Boy on a motorcycle ride back in 1978, but it took him several years to buy the tractor.

The Waterloo Boy Was The First Tractor Sold By The John Deere after purchasing the Waterloo Boy Company.

There were two versions of the Waterloo Boy massed produced, the Model R, built from 1914 to 1917, and the improved Model N, built from 1917 to 1924. Including both models, around 30,700 were built. They are powered by a two cylinder, side by side gasoline engine that can do 12 horsepower on the drawbar and 25 horsepower on the belt.

 




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