Tractor Restoration Yields Rewards for Texas Teens

The Cotton Center High School FFA team in Cotton Center, Texas, has a reputation of excellence in antique tractor restoration.

Above: The Cotton Center FFA project tractor, before restoration. Team member Julie Heath says restoration of the tractor’s copper oil lines was the biggest mechanical challenge. Her brother, Cody, who was among those working on the lines, agrees. “That was like a big maze,” he says.Below: The Cotton Center tractor after restoration. The team received a letter of congratulations from Texas State Representative Pete Laney.