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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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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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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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 behind garden tractor to help him with the landscaping.
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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 what they were doing.
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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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