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Old May 3, 2006, 3:30 PM   #1
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About 5 years ago I passed a tractor meet in central Texas. This 1930's era Farmall tractor was one of several old machines on display. How'd you like to ride that thing all day?


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Old May 3, 2006, 6:21 PM   #2
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Very cool!!! I think my old behind would need a big cushion if I was gonna be on that for very long.

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Old May 3, 2006, 8:24 PM   #3
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Well Walter, you are living up to my expectations of you! Another great shot. I don't know how much power that thing developed but it looks like those rear wheels are pretty narrow and would really dig into the ground if it was soft.

I have a bunch of shots of some old steam tractors that I might post next week.

Good work.

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Old May 3, 2006, 10:58 PM   #4
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Listening to customer feedback, Farmall came out with a better version. Note the rubber tires on the front and the tilt steering wheel.


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And, finally, (probably in the early 40's) Farmall added rubber tires all around. Same metal seat, however. And note the headlight. Did that mean farmers had to put in even longer days?


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Oh, and the beach umbrella was definitely an optional feature. :idea:
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Very interesting shots, like the first one was the tin can part of the tractor? :lol:

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Interesting old tractor! I really like that second shot, showing the old machine in some sort of an action. The colors are nicely saturated as well. Great job!
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These are awesome shots Walter! Lucky for you to have found such treasures to photograph! Good for you!!

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