Fairbanks-Morse Model-32: A Centennial Legacy of Robust Diesel Power

Fairbanks-Morse is a storied name in the world of diesels, and it has celebrated over 100 years building diesels. The company goes back to 1832, […]

Explore the Diesel History of International Harvester Tractors

When International Harvester debuted its new Raymond Loewy-designed Letter Series tractors in 1939, it was one of their bigger advancements. The improvements came on just […]
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International Harvester 656: Evolution of a Farm Workhorse with Hydrostatic Innovation

Most farms have a utility tractor around. It usually mounts a hydraulic loader but may also be used with other powered implements. The utility will […]

Tractor Talk: John Deere, The Next Generation

When John Deere debuted what the company called the “Next Generation of Tractors” in 1960, the transition from the long-stroke, two-cylinder tractors were dramatic in […]

1955 Minneapolis-Moline UBD Special

Special thanks to Brian Gonyea The last years of corporate independence for Minneapolis-Moline were not filled with a stagnant model line. Despite financial upheaval, and […]

TRACTOR TALK | The 1958 International W-450D

Old Dubya! In 1958, International Harvester heralded a big update of the tractor line with the new, restyled hundred series. While there were major advancements […]

1971 Case 1070 Black Knight Demonstrator

Looking back into history, all tractor manufacturers had big hoopla introductions. J.I. Case was no exception and one of their biggest was, “Intro 70,” the […]


1962 FORD 2000 The early 1960s brought a lot of changes to the worldwide Ford ag equipment manufacturing empire. Ford announced a new organization, Ford […]

She’s So Fine My 6.9

1983-87 International/Ford 6.9L IDI -Dedicated to the late Terry Hankins, IH/Navistar Engineer Public and governmental outcry after the oil shortages of the early ‘70s forced […]

The Big Kraut

1976 Deutz D13006 The Deutz name goes back a long way, back into the dawn of diesel in the late 1800s and the early days […]

New Generation Green

John Deere 1010RU John Deere transformed itself on August 30, 1960, when it unveiled a completely redesigned line of tractors and a new focus. They […]

Whispering Giant -1968 Oliver 2150 Four-Wheel

1968 Oliver 2150 Four-Wheel Drive As a tractor brand name, Oliver was just about lost to history when they started building their most powerful rear-drive […]

Early vs Late Farmall 706

Early vs Late Farmall 706 The Farmall 706 and 806 tractors debuted in the summer of 1963. Both were badly needed touchdowns after several unexpected […]

1955 International Harvester UD-18A

1955 International Harvester UD-18A International Harvester is well known for tractors, crawlers, combines and construction equipment, almost all powered by engines built in-house. For the […]

The 1955 Mysterious Massey-Harris 33D

1955 Massey-Harris 33D When you talk to Massey-Harris tractor collectors, one 1950s model stands out as a proverbial “hen’s tooth” tractor, the Model 33 diesel. […]

The Caterpillar 1935 Diesel Forty

1935 Caterpillar Diesel Forty By the mid-1930s, Caterpillar had only been a company for ten years but was dominating the crawler market. They had also […]