Tractor Manufacturers Adopt Animal Names

Beavers, bulls and bears, oh my! Tractor manufacturers use animal names so products seem wild and tough

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This circa-1915 Parrett Tractor Co. advertisement discusses how the tractor "Must have a proper foundation – a unit frame that possesses adequate strength, rigidity and endurance" to be successful. The sidebar also discusses "What you can do with a Parrett in January and February," which played to the concerns farmers had about getting rid of their horses.