VINATGE SMOKE

Caterpillar was on a roll before World War II and rapidly dominating the crawler market. The war sped that roll up and they were smart and agile…

TRACTOR TALK

The early 1960s marked the beginning of the large scale application of turbocharging to diesels in the tractor world. Massey-Ferguson’s (MF) first…

VINTAGE SMOKE

OLIVER POWER UNITS Like most Tractor manufacturers, the Oliver Corporation looked for other venues…

TRACTOR TALK

The 1960s had not been good to J.I. Case. Besides the ag market being a little wonky, they started the decade with a lot of internal management difficulties and a great deal of debt. Major…

THE ENGINE THAT ANSWERED QUESTIONS

It’s easy to forget how much engineering goes into a quart of oil. We all know how much depends on that oil. What many don’t know is how the advancement of diesel engine technology stumbled in…

10 Vintage Diesel Tractors

Nothing is more pleasing than finding an old tractor that can still run, and looks great while doing so. Most vintage tractors are eventually tossed aside and left to rust alone in unkempt…

The First WD-40: 1935 McCormick-Deering WD-40

You’re forgiven if “WD-40” brought something else to mind. Before that incredibly useful product was invented, there was an equally useful product…