The Tough International Harvester Cub Cadet Compact Garden Tractor
International Harvester Cub Cadet compact garden tractors were built to last.
A 1967 Cub Cadet Model 124 owned by Dan Will, of Hopkinton, N.H. Note the plate where the optional headlights would’ve been installed, the quare fenders, which bolt to the footrest, and the grille shape, which was continued to the end of the narrow-frame line. Neither the cutsom snowplow nor the wheel weights are original Cub Cadet equipment.
Ted Delooza, of Penn Yan, N.Y., on the 1970 Cub Cadet Model 106 he restored to use at plow days and for show. Note the raised panel stamped into the hood, and the one-piece fender/footrest that actually extends to both sides of the tractor. Tim’s tractor has the optional headlights, a rear three-point hitch, Brinly sleeve hitch adapter, rear PTO and two-speed creeper transmission. The front weight bracket and weights were custom-made by Tim. The rear wheel weights aren’t original Cub Cadet equipment.
Haban sickle-bar mower mounted on a Cub Cadet Model 100 owned by Lenny and Lanni Ohnmeiss, of Cogan Station, Pa.
Scott Cross enjoys working with his refurbished Cub Cadet Model 1650. Note the engine compartment is enclosed on this late 1970s Quietline Series tractor. The lever to the right of Scott's right hand operates the hydraulic lift.
Todd Markle, of Spring Mills, Pa., enjoys plowing with his restored Cub Cadet Model 102. Note the angular fenders, which bolt directly to the footrest on this tractor.
A Brinly cultivator mounted on a Cub Cadet Model 70 owned by Lenny and Lanni Ohnmeiss, of Cogan Station, Pa.
Front-mounted PTO-driven reel mower on a Cub Cadet Model 122 owned by Lenny and Lanni Ohnmeiss, of Cogan Station, Pa.
A 1960 Cub Cadet field-test tractor with serial no. 516 in original condition, owned by Herb Kroger, of Deputy, Ind. The tractor is one of 25 sent out for testing by IH before regular production began in 1961.
Marketing materials for the Cub Cadet targeted women in suburbia.
A 1972 Cub Cadet Model 109 owned by Kate Will, of Whittier, Calif.
Detail of the fiberglass dash panel on a 1968 Cub Cadet Model 104 owned by Don Dolph, of Harrah, Okla.
Cub Cadet engineering protoype 409 owned by Paul Bell, of Louisville, Ky. Note the smooth footrest, the tall fender-mount pan, the reversed seat spring and the wider flanged fenders, which were all changed before production.
A three-cylinder, water-cooled Kubota engine powers this Cub Cadet Model 782D, owned by Pat Irlbeck, of Dedham, Iowa.
A Kubota diesel-powered Model 782D ownded by Terry Techen, of Hull, Iowa. The custom flame paint job is Terry’s handiwork.
This beautiful 1966 Cub Cadet Model 71 was restored by its owner, Talmage Doyle, of Westover, Md. The tractor has optional fenders, rear wheel weights, lights, two-speed creeper transmission, three-point hitch and Brinly sleeve hitch adapter.
Detail of rare recoil-started 1965 Cub Cadet Model 70, owned by Paul Bell, of Louisville, Ky.