AGCO was born when the US management of the Deutz-Allis corporation bought out the North American side of the company and renamed it AGCO (Allis-Gleaner Company). Tractors are distributed under the AGCO Allis name.
American Tractor Corporation (ATC) was started when the Rojtman family purchased a factory in Churubusco, Indiana, USA. After researching US and German army tanks and crawlers, ATC began producing crawler-tractors under the TerraTrac brand.
The Production Association of Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ) was founded on May 29, 1946 in Minsk. The massive tractor factory is still the largest in the world. The Soviet tractor industry experienced massive growth following the Russian Revolution. Early Soviet tractor production was concentrated at the Stalingrad factory (STZ).
The Allis-Chalmers Company was formed by the merger of the Edward P. Allis Company, Fraser and Chalmers Company, Gates Iron Works, and Dickson Manufacturing Company. Financial difficulties led to reorganization in 1914. The newly renamed Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company entered the farm machinery business and introduced the 10-18, its first tractor.
Aultman & Taylor was created in 1865 by Cornelius Aultman and H.H. Taylor. Aultman & Taylor build a variety of machinery, including saw mills, steam engines, and threshing machines in their Ohio factory. Their first gasoline tractor was created in 1910. In 1924, Aultman & Taylor was purchased by Advance Rumely.
Bristol produced small crawler tractors in England. Bristol was initially in partnership with the Douglas motorcycle company, and later with the Jowlett automobile manufacturer. Bristol was later purchased by Marshall, and merged into the Track Marshall group.
GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania, was still shy of immortality by some 27 years when native-son John Studebaker built himself three covered wagons, loaded his family and possessions into them, and left the town's environs to go west.
"Over 80 percent of mankind's diet is provided by the seeds of less than a dozen plant species." (26F, pg 2) Over the years man has invented new machines and techniques to increase the amount and variety of crop production.The following will be an overview of the history of farming
Many notable events occurred in farming history that forever changed not only nations but the entire world. The Gas Tractor The early development of the Gas Tractor followed a pattern similar to that of the steam traction engine.
Older barns, were usually built from lumber sawed from timber on the farm, although stone barns were sometimes built in New England and other1 areas where stone was a cheaper building material.