Cub Cadet

September 27, 2006

Cub Cadet. . .
Cub Cadet

Established in 1961, the Cub Cadet was a premium line of outdoor power equipment. It was a part of International Harvester (IH) company, but is now currently owned and manufacturer by MTD.

IH started this entirely new line of lawn and garden equipment in the 1960s. Cub Cadets were made for owners of rural homes, which at the time were becoming more and more popular. Of course, most of these rural home had large yards.

To make the Cub Cadet even more useful and appealing, it had a wide variety of attachments available; including mowers, blades, snow blowers, front loaders, plows, carts, and more.

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John Deere Tractor

August 2, 2006

John Deere
John Deere
John Deere developed the world’s first commercially successful, self-scouring steel plow.

At the time the midwestern United States was considering a place of glowing promise. Deere set to work, and his company grew and flourished in that land of promise.

How about a little history? Here’s a time line of the beginning years:

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Vintage Massey Ferguson Tractors

July 25, 2006

vintage Massey Ferguson. . .
A major agricultural equipment manufacturer, Massey Ferguson Limited was based in Canada before its purchase by AGCO. It was formed when Massey Harris and the Ferguson tractor company merged in 1953, and created the company Massey Harris Ferguson.
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John Deere Vintage Tractor

July 4, 2006

John Deere vintage tractor. . .
John Deere vintage tractor

John Deere was a Canadian blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, one of the largest agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers in the world. Born in Rutland, Vermont, Deere moved to Illinois and invented the first commercially successful steel plow in 1837.

Different stories are told of how the steel plow came into being. Some say he thought of polished needles and others that he considered the way the polished steel pitchfork tines moved through hay and soil and thought that same effect could be obtained for a plow.
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Ford Tractor

March 23, 2006

Ford Tractor
Ford Tractor

Ford tractors started out with the brandname of Fordson. This line of all-purpose tractors were mass produced by Henry Ford and Son from 1917 until 1920. At that time, Fordson was merged into the Ford Motor Company.

The first Fordson Model F was completed in 1916 and was the first lightweight, mass produced tractor in the world, making it possible for the average farmer to own a tractor for the first time.
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