Friday, March 5, 2021
Let's Talk Rusty Iron

Let's Talk Rusty Iron

Located in northeastenr Ohio, in Auburn, Ohio, Lewis and Walter Brockway first built the American Garden Tractor, and then formed the Leader Tractor Company in 1940.
1948 Gibson Model E tractor

In 1933, Harry Gibson started the Gibson Manufacturing Co. in Seattle, Washington, as a heavy machine shop.
drawing of eruption of Tambora

Sam Moore's grandfather, who was born in 1867, used to tell of hearing the old-timers, including his own grandfather, tell of the year when the Fourth of July was celebrated by throwing snowballs.
Edwards Tractor 1

The concept of a vehicle that carries, lays and then picks up its own tracks after passing over them has been around for centuries.
Mogul

In 1919, International Harvester Company published 48 letters from satisfied operators describing how they used their tractors and how reliable they were.
Navy Dairy Farm

Did you know that for about 80 years, the United States Navy was in the dairy farm business, and for several decades even operated a hog farm?
Stuck American ammunition wagon

World War I took a toll the on horses. Barbed wire, rapid-fire machine guns and more accurate and deadly explosive artillery were difficult to contend with.

There were two different Ney companies in Canton in the late 1800s and early 1900s, both making hay tools such as barn hay forks, carriers and track.
Pre-war Case VC

As late as the early 1930s, small acreage farmers with only two or three horses and wanting to go to power farming were left with few options.
Atlas Tractor

One brand of tractor that's never heard of today is the Atlas, which was built in Indianapolis, Indiana, by the Lyons-Atlas Company.