Massey Ferguson Tractors

December 26, 2006

Massey Ferguson
Massey Ferguson
Massey Ferguson has been around since 1847, when Daniel Massey opened a workshop to build simple farm implements in Newcastle, Ontario.

Daniel Massey was a farmer. And like all farmers, he wore many caps – manager, businessman, family man, tradesman and entrepreneur. He was an inventor who loved farming.
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Vintage Farmall Cub Tractor

September 13, 2006

vintage Farmall Cub. . .
vintage Farmall Cub
The Farmall Cub or International Cub (also widely know as simply the “Cub”) was the smallest tractor manufactured by International Harvester (IH) under either the McCormick-Deering, Farmall, or International names from 1947 through 1979 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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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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