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

Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Engine Kits
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Discussion Forums
Collector Profiles
Show Guide
Guest Book

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
Clubs & Pubs
JD New Generation
JD HP Chart

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

Tractors, Tractors Everywhere

Well we have a few different tractors. A Fordson Major which is my favorite because that is the one I learned to drive first. It was a wedding gift to my parents from my mom's father. He brought it off the boat when it came to this side of the Altantic. But the story that is filled with several questions is not about my beloved Big Blue that has a bark and teeth to match. It is about a poor old batter Iron wheel that suffer damaged at the hands of vandals. I don't know the year but it is a McCormick-Deering. it layed buried under several years of growth I and my father pull it out with Big Blue after I pumped grease on the axles. It was my Grandfather's. I guess to me if I could ever see it run it would be another part of my grandfather brought back. I never had the honor of meeting him but I would love to save the tractor that meant so much to him. I have asked people if there is anyway I could fix it, most tell me to sell it for scrap Iron but I just won't expect that as an answer. I have helped my father rebuild the Fordson and in process of doing the same with the Super A. I guess you could say I am hardheaded on the subject. I don't know much about McCormick-Deering Tractors I have been trying to find any information I can. I know it needs alot of work but I would love to fire it up just once if there is any way possable. The vandals did the damage along time ago. They took an axe to the radiator, and ripped off parts to the motor. My problem is I can not find the information plate on the trator, Does anyone know of another way to find the information I need as in: model and age? I am not sure but mom says this is the first tractor my Grandfather had. I have no Idea what color it is suppose to be mucn less anything else. I don't want to get the manual for the wrong model and year. All four wheels are Iron, it stand about 5' at the top of the engine cover. I am told that it survived a fire when my Grandfather was sixteen, that would have been 1929 but I am not real sure. The fire was after he left the farm and went to Washington DC because his Grandparents died so he went to live with his parents and Aunt. He was a hard working man and so was this tractor at one time. I guess I love these old machines because when they work they work you feel it. I feel at home on one. I love to feel the tire bite when the load is have. The grubble and roar rings in my ear I feel the blood rush and the diesel flows I feel the Iron teeth open the soil below to see fresh dark soil that seems as sweet as the apple pie cooking in September As the Bark and growl to do the job A good healthy days work I love the tractors and the work they do I am home there.

B. Johnson, Md, entered 2002-03-21
My Email Address: Not Displayed

Return to List

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