Tractors

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

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.


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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.


1921 IHC Titan 10-20 Tractor: South Dakota Family Heirloom

Loretta Sorensen

Bought new in 1921, this IHC Titan 10-20 still belongs to the same South Dakota family.


"Summer Uses" for Cletrac Tractors

Bill Vossler

Early on, tractors were seasonal purchases. Earl B. Stone, assistant advertising manager of Cleveland Tractor Company, wanted to change that.


Model A Ford Turned Tractor: The Sears Thrifty Farmer Tractor Conversion Kit

By Ronnie Kitts

Found and restored tractor conversion kit turns a 1930 Model A Ford into a tractor.