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 turning sod
This Grain Belt 18-36 tractor is turning sod at the 1919 Interstate Fair in Fargo, N.D. Fairs were of huge interest to farmers. Each fair had a "machinery hill," where the newest tractor models and other machinery were exhibited.
Photo courtesy Richard Birklid