Early Steam Tractor Design

A look at some of the oddest tractors

No. 13. John Bean of sprayer fame built this one-track gas engine tractor in World War I days and built some 1,100 of them, finally unloading most of them on the Japanese at the end of the war. It is shown here in California in about World War I.
No. 13. John Bean of sprayer fame built this one-track gas engine tractor in World War I days and built some 1,100 of them, finally unloading most of them on the Japanese at the end of the war. It is shown here in California in about World War I.
from the collection of F. Hal Higgins