Home | Gallery | Forums | Ads | Store ANTIQUETRACTORS.COM

AntiqueTractors.com Antique Tractor Resource Page

   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 9N,2N,8N Ford
   H. Ferguson John Deere Massey Minn. Moline Oliver

Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Engine Kits
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Collector Profiles
Show Guide
Guest Book

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Garden Tractors
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads

Research Center
Tractor Values
Production Numbers
List Prices
Tune-Up Specs
3-Point Specs
Spark Plug List
Torque Values
Torque Specs
Plow Specs
Terminology
Clubs & Pubs
JD New Generation
JD HP Chart

Miscellaneous
Today in History
Pic of the Day
Table of Contents

Related Sites
Garden Tractors
The Tractor Shed
Ford 9N/2N/8N Club
Yesterday's Tractors
More Sites

Tractor Stories

Return to List

Super C Comes Home

In the 40’s and 50’s our family had a dairy operation on the banks of the Elk River in Southern Middle Tennessee, which was a large operation for the times. Working the fields, Oliver and Farmall, were the brands of choice. Milking and tending crops for the cattle was the mission for my grandparents, parents, and older siblings. As time progressed the dairy business allowed my grandparents to retire early in life and in 1958 buy a smaller farm on the other side of Lincoln County, which is the place I know as home. The move was made and the farming started all over again with beef cattle, a few hogs, and custom hay bailing I think just to keep my grandfather out of my Mema’s hair. Some of the equipment also made the move including a 1951 Farmall Super C that Papa bought new in 1952 with a set of cultivators, a disk, and a turning plow. He continued farming until his sudden and unexpected death in the summer of 1961. My father continued farming but sold the Super C because he had his own that he had bought new in 1954. The Little C was sold to a longtime family friend and crossed the county once again and would spend the rest of its days working a truck patch or raking hay until 1988 when the owner’s bad health would force the tractor to sit in the barn for its own retirement. As with most small towns, everyone knows everyone or are some how related. I always knew where the Little C was but never asked about it. Then in 2015, the Little C belongs to a cousin of mine who inherited it from her Grandfather’s estate and now sits still in the barn with 25+ years of dust, rats nest, and spider webs on it and the barn falling down. My cousin’s father then contacted me because he knew where the tractor had come from and offered me the chance for my family to own it again. I was thrilled at this opportunity so my sons and I went to get the tractor. And amazingly I was was able to purchase the tractor back for the same amount it had been purchased for in 1963. I had always wondered about this tractor and never thought I would be able to own it in our family again. It was a wonderful feeling bring this tractor back home.P

Larry Lee Phelps, TN, entered 2015-08-09
My Email Address: Not Displayed

Return to List


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2022 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters

Website Accessibility Policy