Henry Ford’s Revolutionary Farm Tractor

Ford’s passion to mechanize farming paid off in revolutionary farm tractor

Ford’s earliest tractor patent from 1912 laid out his innovative design
Ford’s earliest tractor patent from 1912 laid out his innovative design: The horizontal engine block at the front, along with the hollow, cast transmission and differential housing are bolted rigidly together to form the supporting frame of the tractor. The round tank above the engine was the cooling radiator, with a fuel tank grafted onto the rear.