Includes a magnificent menu of Allis-Chalmers, Case, John Deere, Farmall, Ford, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis-Moline and Oliver, as well as seldom-seen brands such as Corbitt, Cletrac and more.
Format: Other/miscellaneous products
Highlighting impact tractors from the early to the latter part of the 20th century, with features including: 1977 Big Bud 747, 1913 Rumely OilPull, 1924 Fordson, 1927 Farmall Regular, 1928 John Deere General Purpose, 1933 Allis-Chalmers WC, 1937 Oliver 709 Row Crop, 1941 Minneapolis-Moline LP UTS, 1942 Farmall H, 1955 Massey-Harris 55, 1965 Case Agri-King Spirit of 76, 1996 Caterpillar Challenger 55 Row Crop and 1917 International Harvester Co. Titan. Also shows the National FFA winners: 1960 John Deere 430 and 1953 Oliver 88 Row Crop. 1999. Run time: 75 minutes.
This conversation with one of the pre-eminent figures in farm tractor history features insights that could only be learned from being there. Harold Brock worked intimately with Henry Ford, Edsel Ford and Henry Ford Jr. He personally met Thomas Edison, Harry Ferguson and many other legends of modern invention and industry.
In this DVD, Harold talks about his days as a youth at the Ford Apprentice School and how that led to meeting and working with Henry Ford and being brought into the small engineering department shepherded by Mr. Ford. The conversation covers how Ford met Harry Ferguson and, perhaps more importantly, how the Ford design team ultimately dealt with Ferguson. Time is also spent talking about the history of Ford Motor Company and some of the key players like “Cast Iron” Charlie Sorensen, Eugene Farkas, George Sherman and other key engineers at Ford.
At 113 minutes, this DVD is almost two hours long, with supporting images from the N-News archives. The DVD includes a slideshow of additional Ford-related photos collected over the years. This is an excellent opportunity to hear about the historic development of the Ford N series tractors from a man who was at the center of it all.
Hosted by Max Armstrong and focusing on FFA tractors, features include: 1955 John Deere 70 Diesel, 1931 Cletrac 15, 1950 and 1954 Allis-Chalmers IB, 1937 John Deere Gold Leaf (the only one made), 1950 Sheppard Diesel Orchard, 1954 Oliver Super 88, 1965 Case 130, 1966 Case 1200 Traction King, 1948 Long A, 1957 Massey-Harris 444, 1951 Farmall Super C, 1930 Oliver Hart-Parr 18-27 Row Crop, 1944 Leader A, 1953 Farmall Super H, 1954 Farmall Super M, 1964 Ford 9000 High Crop, and 1934 John Deere A. 2000. Run time: 70 minutes.