1965 Cockshutt 1550 Wheatland

Even if we don’t know the term, we’ve all seen badge engineering at work. Take a vehicle platform of one brand name, change it up a little, add new paint and a different badge and call it…

Scheid Diesel Extravaganza 2020

When industry giants like Dan Scheid and Jeremy Wagler team up on something, you’re going to get your money’s worth. Such was the case for the 24th running of the August blockbuster known as…

One Year Wonder: The 1957 Case 600D

The 1953-56 Case 500 Diesel had been a success and put J.I. Case’s firmly into the diesel tractor market. That engine had started development in 1948 under Case engineer Hans Fischer.…

Jimmy Screamin’ at Ollie: 1963 Oliver 1900 GM 4×4

The start of the ‘60s was when the passenger car horsepower races got hot and heavy, but not many car guys know the same thing was happening with tractors. The difference was farmers…

1978 IH 584 Utility

No matter how hot the horsepower race got with the big tractors, a good deal of any tractor company’s business were the smaller utility tractors. Good products in this category always…

1959 Porsche-Diesel Standard Model: The Schlepper Project

Ferdinand Porsche (1875-1951) had his hands into just about everything with an engine. By the time he started his own engineering firm in 1931, Dr. Porsche had acquired a great deal of…