A Pioneer 30-60 tractor receives loving restoration work after being left for 55 years
Irvin King's fully restored Pioneer 30-60. All of the tractor's parts were numbered in Morse Code. That way, when a part was needed, the customer simply sent a telegram with the appropriate code for that part, and his address. "You could save money on the telegram that way," Irvin said.
The Pioneer as found – a fixer-upper.
During the restoration: Getting the rear wheels home ...
A new generation meets the old: Two of Irvin's grandchildren with the Pioneer.