Centaur Tractor Gave One Heck of a Ride

John M. Mitchell shares photos of a Centaur tractor his father bought new in 1938.

Right: Jim Mitchell and his Centaur after he equipped it with a “running board” mounted on the outside of each rear fender where someone could ride to provide ballast on the uphill side. Note the fancy striping on the Centaur rear fender.