Much has been made of Benjamin Holt’s contributions to the development of the crawler tractor. And for good reason since Holt pioneered the many advances that made his Caterpillars some of the most popular crawlers of their time.
1919 Huber LightFour tractor
Huber tractors were manufactured in Marion, Ohio. The ad was in Country Gentleman's September 29, 1919 issue. I wonder whether a Ruggles still farms this place?
1948 Ford 8N Galion Iron Works Roller | S64 | Davenport 2020 | Mecum Auctions
Auction Lot S64, Davenport, IA 2020. The Ford Collection. 4-cylinder flat head industrial roller. Runs well. 3-speed transmission. Only one known. Rare
1918 Nilson Tractor
Spirex Radiator ad in the May 18, 1918 Country Gentleman featured the Nilson. I found this at American News.com: "First organized in 1913, the Nilson Brothers, Leonard and Harold, were always busy designing mechanical devices and an improved farm-type tractor. The early work was carried out on their farm near Wayzata, Minn. "By 1915, at a Minneapolis factory, the brothers brought out their first tractor and entered the National Plowing Demonstrations that were popular at that time. "The…
This Was The Fastest Tractor In The World! - Classic Tractor Fever
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 spe...
Moline Universal Model D Plowing at Geneseo, Illinois - Antique Engine & Tractor Association Show
This Moline Universal Model D was plowing at the 2019 Antique Engine & Tractor Association Working Farm Show in Geneseo, Illinois. There were 30 Moline Unive...