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REO Motors History

Dec 20, 2014 12:12 PM | superaben in History

REO stands for Ransom Eli Olds, the designer of Oldsmobile. Ransom Olds was a brilliant man and avid entrepreneur. He was an inventor of many other things beyond automobiles. One of the many things he invented made possible probably the first powered...

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A Short Story of Empire Tractors

Feb 08, 2014 04:03 PM | Mike Unwin in History

Well this is my first try at telling the story of Canada,s Empire tractor,a little history and a little on my tractor efforts.A few pictures and a promise to upload all my recently acquired literature of this little told story.Hopefully this will kick...

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The History of Montgomery Wards and Simplicity...

Jun 30, 2013 11:41 PM | Texas Deere and Horse in History

I have been researching Montgomery Wards garden tractors to find out what Manufacturer built what tractor for M/W and when they were built. There are a lot of ideas on who, what and when certain tractor were built and sold by M/W. I hope you enjoy what...

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My Trip Back In Rototiller History

Jul 03, 2012 06:01 PM | earthgrinder in History

I recently had the opportunity recently to travel to Troy, NY and do some research into the history of Rototiller and Troy-Bilt. These are the doors leading to once famous Troy-Bilt tiller factory at the corner of 102 St & 9 Ave in Troy, NY.  Before that this was the home of ROTOTILLER, INC. from 1937 until around 1959 when Porter-Cable purchased controlling interest and moved the operation to Syracuse.

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Pennsylvania Panzer Garden Tractor History

Feb 24, 2012 10:03 PM | GTTinkerer in History

Panzer tractors originated with an engineer named Jim Clark. Jim worked for a precision instrument manufacturer named Ahrendt Instrument Company. Jim had just built a new house in the Washington suburb of College Park Maryland and he rented a walk behi...

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Olde Abe

Feb 18, 2012 06:35 PM | josh deaven in History

When I was a young boy my parents took me to a local Apple Harvest Festival. While we were there walking around looking at all of the exhibits we noticed a big old steam engine in the back corner of the show grounds. My father and I walked back to see...

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Brief History of Quick Manufacturing Inc. &...

Apr 14, 2011 02:28 PM | wvbuzzmaster in History

This is the first edition of the history of the Springfield, Ohio manufacturer of Springfield lawn and garden equipment in the 1950s and 60s. As I uncover more information I will add to the history and republish the article.

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History on Bolens Garden Tractors

Nov 19, 2010 09:19 AM | Bolens 1000 in History

I have always had an interest in Garden Tractors in general, but my favorite brand would have to be Bolens garden tractors. Bolens was founded back in 1850 by a man named Harry Bolens.

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