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.

Above: Bonnie Osten driving the “wedding tractor,” the 1930 Minneapolis 17-30 cross-motor tractor given to her by Lyle as a wedding gift 43 years ago. (Photos by Bill Vossler.)