Dec 12, 2014 05:42 PM | Bolens 1000 in History
Some Background information: The Bolens tube frame tractors were made for a total of 16 years. Although these garden tractors were small, they were built to last and withstand almost any task that you would throw at them. Bolens ingenious invention of...
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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 powe...
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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 ki...
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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 Montgomery Wards. I hope y...
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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...
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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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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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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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