Walter A. Wood: An Early Leader in Farm Equipment Manufacture

A brief history of Walter A. Wood and the company that made him a leader of farm equipment manufacture during his time.

Runaway mower advertisement
This somewhat fanciful woodcut of a boy on a Wood mower pulled by a runaway team is meant to illustrate the toughness of the machine as the cutter bar easily slices through a row of fence posts.
Illustration courtesy Sam Moore