Firestone Tire Testing

Let's Talk Rusty Iron: Former workers recall the excitement of early Firestone tire testing operation.

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In this famous photo, Harvey Firestone and his son, Leonard, are digging potatoes. The tractor is a Farmall, officially called the Farmall Regular after the Farmall 30 was introduced in 1931. Notice the wheel weight on the potato digger wheel to give the ground-driven machine more traction.