A Diet High in Iron: From Fordson Tractor to Essex Coupe

A Minnesota collector, born and raised on vintage tractors, remembers the Fordson tractor that started it all.

Right: As a novice collector years ago, Lyle Osten bought this wide-front 1937 Allis-Chalmers WC tractor. It was part of a pair: It came with a 1939 unstyled WF. (Photo by Nikki Rajala.)