Several of These Intercontinentals Were Shipped Overseas, But Only 5 Are Known In The United States
Classic Stories Run Time: 00:03:11
About this Episode
The Intercontinental Manufacturing Company was founded in Grand Prairie Texas in 1948 by Harold J. Silver a business man with connections in Argentina. He contracted an order of 3000 tractors to be delivered to South America. The tractor included components from Nateco (National Equipment Company of Texas) for the tractor base, Timken Company for the transaxle assembly and the Continental Motors Company for the engine.
Bob Yonash was hired to get the tractor production up and running and to meet the deadline. The Intercontinental C-26 with rated as a 3-plow tractor that had a 4-cylinder, Continental Red Seal Engine, PTO, hydraulic controls, electric start, and lights. Later in production, the Continental engine was replaced with a Buda diesel engine and 200 of these models were produced. Its believed that all 200 diesels were shipped to India. Production on the Intercontinental ended sometime in late 1949. This tractor sold on the 2019 Aumann Vintage Power Fall Harvest Auction. Click HERE to find out more.
A Tractor For Every Collector – Talkin’ Tractors
Aumanns Album Season 1 – Episode 10
Rare Promotional Minneapolis Moline G706
Aumanns Album Season 2 – Episode 6
Henry Ford Built This Tractor For His Grandchildren!
Odd Garden Tractor – 1927 Centaur 2G Garden Tractor
All Original Minneapolis-Moline Model R With Cab
1920 Wetmore Model 12-25 Tractor
Millions of Memories
Starting Pre-30 Tractors & Engines – Facebook Live – Talkin’ Tractors
This Rare Farmaster FG-33 Gasoline Failed Miserably
Aumanns Album Season 2 – Episode 2