Trucks & Heavy Equipment | 2 August 201613 Classic Tractors Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Tractors were a big advancement in farming. But, like any other piece of technology these models were soon obsolete. Most people tend to forget about the old models, but not everyone.. Here are 13 classic tractors, that were fixed up and almost better than new, from Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors. Allis- Chalmers 6 -12 The 6-12 was a very different design from the 10-18 that came before it. It was also designed in 1915, but not produced until 1919, after WW I. J.I. Case C The model C came out shortly after the model L, which is just a bigger version of the model C. John Deere 3010 The John Deere 3010 was a scaled down four cylinder version of the six cylinder 4010. Ford NAA For 1953, the NAA replaced the 8N, which had been in production since late 1947. Cockshutt Model 30 The model 30 was the first Canadian-built tractor tested at the University of Nebraska. Graham-Paige Bradley Model 503-103 Two versions of this streamlined tractor debuted in 1938: a tricycle row crop, Model 503-103, and a standard tread, Model 503-104. Leader Model A The first Leaders were small garden tractors powered by rebuilt four-cylinder Chevrolet engines from the 1920s. The first Model A also used the Chevy engine. R.H. Sheppard SD 2 R. H. Sheppard Company was a pioneer in diesel farm tractors in the 1950s, building three sizes: the SD-2 (twocylinder, two-plow rating), SD-3 (three-cylinder, three-plow rating), and SD-4 (four-cylinder, four-plow rating). Fate-Root-Heath Silver King The Fate-Root-Heath Company began building the Plymouth 10-20 tractor in 1933, renaming it the Silver King in 1935. Fendt Model Dieselross F-12 The F-12 Dieselross, built in 1957 and 1958, used a 55.2-cubic-inch single-cylinder direct injection diesel engine. It was aircooled, had a bore and stroke of 3.86×4.72 inches, and produced 12 horsepower. Landini L25 Following World War II, Landini came out with the Model L25, a 262.3-cubic-inch semi-diesel that produced 25 horsepower and used a transmission of three forward speeds and one reverse. Marshall series IIIA Marshall series III and IIIA tractors had a 6f/2r gearbox, which gave a 12 miles per hour top speed. Porsche 122 In 1949, tractors no longer fit in with sports cars, so the Allgaier firm, a small German tractor maker, adopted production of the Porsche tractor line. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: A classic farm tractor is a conversation starter and a comforting reminder of childhoods on the farm and adulthoods twisting a wrench in the driveshaft. Tractors are cultural touchstones of another era, as familiar as the smell of apple pie baking in a farmhouse kitchen. All of that nostalgia is here in Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors.In this photo-saturated guidebook, you’ll recognize the big brands of classic farm tractors, such as Allis-Chalmers, J. I. Case, Caterpillar, John Deere, Ford, and International Harvester (including Farmall). Also well-represented are small and no-longer-existing brands like Advance-Rumely, Cockshutt, Eagle, Fate-Root-Heath, Harry Ferguson, Friday Tractor, Hart-Parr, and Minneapolis-Moline. There are tractors from the United States, Canada, and Europe. Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors includes more than just handsome color photos of these powerful machines. Each model description includes all the pertinent details: engine rpms, type of fuel, maximum speed, wheel configurations, weight, number of plows the tractor can handle, and variations. With more than five hundred tractor models and an array of color photographs depicting the most iconic ones, Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors is a valued addition to any tractor lover’s bookshelf. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.