Farm Collector

Letters to the Editor

What can you tell me about the Greyhound tractor? This photo was
taken at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in Rollag,
Minn., a few years ago. Is this the same company that makes
Greyhound buses? Any idea as to years manufactured, horsepower
ratings? Thanks for a good publication.

Paul Lee
12605 Brookstone Court
Poway, CA 92064

Editor’s note: Banting Mfg. Co., Toledo, Ohio, made
Greyhound tractors from 1915 to 1930. Craig Detwiler has been
researching and compiling information on the company. You can reach
him at 14938 County Road 38, Goshen, IN 46528. You can also learn
more about the company in Jack Norbeck’s book, Encyclopedia
of American Steam Traction Engines
, now out of print, but
sometimes available at used bookstores or through eBay

  • Published on Jun 1, 2007
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