You could say that interest in collecting vintage farm tractors is plowing ahead, but that would be an understatement. Interest is actually racing forward. You could say these tractors are a ton of fun, but they are actually 'tons' of iron-giant fun. Vintage tractors, once viewed as useless relics of days gone by, are now looked upon in a different light. Collectors and historians alike are buying these 'iron horses' to restore them to their original pride and power. This exhaustive reference work offers histories of more than 900 different tractor makers: Case, John Deere, Allis-Chalmers, Ford, plus hundreds of obscure tractor companies. Historians, collectors and those who just love old farm tractors will love this book.Company. Plano, Illinois Independent was fairly well known as an implement builder, but their efforts in the tractor business remain presently unknown. ... Shelbyville, Indiana Co-Op Model C In 1945 the Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Op at Shelbyville, Indiana produced a Co-Op Model C tractor. It is believed ... In 1985 an article appeared in Gas Engine magazine that suggested that only three of these exist.
|Title||:||Standard Catalog of Farm Tractors, 1890-1960|
|Author||:||C. H. Wendel|
|Publisher||:||Krause Publications - 2000-01|