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Remembering the Rock Island Tractor

Bill Vossler

A classic 1928 Rock Island 18-35 tractor is a fond reminder a granddad’s pride and joy.

Harry Ferguson: Mechanical Genius Part III

Jane Brooks

Harry Ferguson believed in reducing poverty and hunger through farm mechanization. He turned to Massey-Harris in his final partnership.

GP Tractor Ahead of its Time

Bill Vossler

Massey-Harris GP tractor was one of the first tractors to feature four-wheel drive construction.

Massey-Harris General Purpose

Bill Vossler

The Massey-Harris General Purpose was among the first successful four-wheel drive tractors.


Harry Ferguson: Mechanical Genius Part II

Jane Brooks

After the Ford agreement and the break-up of Ferguson-Brown, Harry Ferguson battled to protect his groundbreaking designs.

The First “Tractor”?

by Sam Moore

Sam Moore looks at the history of the first tractor and finds the origin of the word.

Harry Ferguson: Mechanical Genius Part I

Jane Brooks

Introducing unique tractors, 2-row plows, implements and a hitch system, mechanical genius Harry Ferguson changed tractor development in the 1920s and 1930s.

Historic Golf Course Mowers: A 1939 Toro Tractor

By Clell Ballard

A 1939 Toro tractor evokes the early days of destination resort golf courses and golf course maintenance equipment.