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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.

Beeman's garden tractors were one the first to advertise value over horses.

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

During the early years, both large and small manufacturers took a fling at building tractors, along with various tinkerers, dreamers and outright crooks.

When the toy tractor bug bit her father back in the late 1980s, Judith Sutherland's Dad wished to build a complete set of Allis-Chalmers pedal tractors.

So, should you buy a new or used tractor? Check out these final considerations to make the best decision for your farm.

Learn how to inspect a used tractor before buying it. Check out these tips for evaluating a tractor’s appearance, performance and overall condition.
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