Victim of the Times and Rival Tractor Companies

The promising Grain Belt tractor was swamped by stiff competition from hundreds of other tractor companies and ultimately discontinued.

Grain Belt 18-36 tractor
By the time this photo of a Grain Belt 18-36 was taken, Grain Belt Mfg. Co. had merged with two other companies, setting the stage for an uncertain future.
Photo courtesy Richard Birklid