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In his column this week, Sam Moore details Henry Ford's early years and the conception and development of the Fordson tractor.

The Summerfest Tractor Parade will take place June 29.

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

Charles Hay Martin was one of the many colorful men who built the automobile industry in this country, although he never became a household name.

International Harvester Corporation was one of the first 20 companies in the United States to establish a nongovernment pension plan for its employees.

The Earthworm Tractor Co., located in Earthworm City, Illinois, made crawler tractors and had a head salesman by a man named Alexander Botts.

During a time when most heated with coal and factories relied on steam for power and light, a coal miners' strike inspired interesting uses for tractors.

Rated at 5-10 HP, the little Avery 5-10 Model B was just 50 inches wide, 54 inches high, 135 inches long and weighed 2,600 pounds.

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

The 12-20 Model AA, introduced in July 1918, was a sleek design, with a fully enclosed, automotive hood and radiator and full fenders over the rear wheels.
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