Swindler or Saint: Sam Pandolfo and the Pan Tank Tread Tractor

Sam Pandolfo and his Pan Tank Tread Tractor put St. Cloud, Minn., on the map.

The Pan Tank Tread tractor, touted in ads as “The Farmer’s ‘War Tank’ Will Help Win the War!” From a 1918 Pan ad in Farm Implement News.
Illustration courtesy Sam Moore