Convincing Horse Farmers to Switch to Power Farming

Horse farmers were reluctant to make the switch to power farming, but tractor manufacturers had some tricks to convince them

Right front view of the LaCrosse Model M owned by Dwight Shellabarger
Right front view of the LaCrosse Model M owned by Dwight Shellabarger, and exhibited at the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. The control cables pass through the horizontal red tubes at the top of the tractor and then go around the pulleys on the upright post, after which they are attached to the control levers.