Thursday, April 14, 2011

Photo: 1949 Two Tractors

Oldest Mechanical Tractor ~ Plowline Images of Rural New York

Photographic negative. Image showing the oldest Mechanical tractor, another tractor and a crowd of people at The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, New York. The two tractors may be a Hart-Parr #3? on the left and an Oliver Tractor on the right. On the side is written "Tranquille."
(Thursday is Luddite day at big picture agriculture)

1 comment:

  1. My grandfather had an old Oliver like that one. It had a crank start. It ran well for a very long time but - not surprisingly - nobody liked starting it.