Homemade Tractor Craze

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

Knickerbocker Forma Tractor
The Knickerbocker Forma-Tractor, offered in the years leading up to 1920, was a kit designed to help farmers convert Ford autos into tractors.
Illustration Courtesy Bill Vossler