Let's Talk Rusty Iron: The first pneumatic tires weren't an automatic sale on the farm.
Harvey S. Firestone in his favorite uniform.
The method used to convert a steel-tread tractor wheel to rubber. Thousands of tractors were converted to rubber this way during the 1930s and ’40s. Today’s tractor collectors refer to these wheels as “cut-offs.”
The 1828 brick farmhouse on the Firestone Homestead Farm near Columbiana, Ohio, is now located in Greenfield Village, Mich.
The original Firestone chevron-tread tractor tire.
Firestone Ground Grip tire introduced in 1935.
Firestone “Ground Grip” tires were also available for cars and trucks.