Homemade Tractor Craze

Farmers economized by building homemade tractors, resulting in the good, the bad and the downright ugly.

HF Grallop Tractor
This homemade “auto-truck” was built by H.F. Grallop, Wittenberg, Wis., in 1910. The load of passengers is intended as a display of the vehicle’s strength.
Photo Courtesy Bill Vossler