Tractors

Tractor collections, antique farm toys, antique farm tractors, history of tractor manufacturers and more.

Old Iron Collector Straddles Two Worlds

Story and photos by Loretta Sorensen.

A South Dakota man keeps the traditions of the past alive for a new generation by sharing steam engines, tractors and other antique farm equipment.


The Homemade Wilbeck Four-Wheel Drive Tractor

Submitted by John R. Wilbeck

A reader shares his own homemade tractor built with McCormick-Deering axles, Versatile transmission and Detroit engine.


Innovation Put an End to the Hand-Crank Era

By Sam Moore

Claimed to be the “greatest single invention ever devised for tractors,” the Christensen self-starter made a possibly dangerous task safer and simpler.


Debut of the Fuel-Efficient Goat Engine

By Chuck Struthers

A reader sends in a photo of “the goatmobile,” which was powered by goat power.


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Home-Built Four-Wheel Drive Tractor

By Bill Vossler

Faced with tractors too small for his farm, Minnesota man took matters into his own hands by assembling his own four-wheel drive tractor.


The Willys-Overland Farm Jeep

By Darrell Wrider

The Farm Jeep, a low-cost alternative to the tractor couldn’t cut it on the farm mostly because of its light weight, weak drive train and cost.


Outnumbered in the Matter of a Leyland 154

By Josephine Roberts

Farm Collector writer Josephine Roberts finds herself outnumbered in the matter of a Leyland 154 tractor acquisition.


The First Graham Tractor

By Sam Moore

Despite popular belief, the Graham-Bradley wasn’t the first attempt at a tractor for the Graham brothers.



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