Barn Find Gold!

Cletrac created a new market segment in 1916 when it introduced the diminutive model R crawler. When Rollin H. White founded Cleveland Motor Plow Company in…

COCKSHUTT IN NAME ONLY

1965 Cockshutt 1550 Wheatland Even if we don’t know the term, we’ve all seen badge engineering at work. Take a vehicle…

VINTAGE SMOKE

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

BALANCED POWER

For the 1963 model year, Oliver fleshed out its modernized and restyled lineup by adding the 1600. It replaced the 880 model in the lineup and provided a bridge between the 770, Oliver’s…

Tractor Talk: 1958 Oliver 770, The Extra Zero

By the late 1950s, Oliver was still a major player in the tractor market, but more and more, bigger players were overshadowing the manufacturer. Oliver unveiled an updated line of…

1957 Oliver Super 77 Hi-Crop: Ollie with A Lift

Hi-Crop, High Clearance, High-Clear, HC… whatever name the manufacturer chose for them, tractors with extra clearance for taller crops have been part of the farming landscape almost…