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AGCO Tractor History

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.


AGCO White Tractor History

The AGCO White brand was born when AGCO acquired White in 1991. In 2001, AGCO dropped the AGCO White brand in favour  of the AGCO brand.


ATC Tractor History

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.


Belarus Tractor History

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).


Allis Chalmers Tractor History

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 Tractor History

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 Tractor History

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.


Studebaker Wagon Company

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.


Story of Farming

"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


Farm and Tractor History

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.


Dairy Barn

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.