MISCELLANEOUS

Dennis Parker's 1942 MM UTS

Dennis Parker's 1942 MM UTS, now on display at S. Dakota State Ag Museum in Brookings.

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The City of Monrovia used it to haul cast iron pipe up in the Monrovia Canyon for a water line. They made a pipe dollie out of airplane tail wheels and put a telescoping tong on it and it replaced burros which would fall off the trail too often. I believe it had a Wisconsin engine. Maybe the fellows out there know. But I used it to harrow and level and plow. It is real powerful and will turn on a dime and give change!

My brother Carl Hebert put on the cutting handles, on right is twist-throttle, left has the kill button. It has a Ford type crank and kicks on the first spin. I steam cleaned a D8 Caterpillar and painted it so I took the little tractor and parked it next to the D8 Caterpillar. What a picture! (Which I am still trying to find.) It pulled the plow in this picture. Courtesy of: W. F. 'Bill' Hebert, 1848 N. Ashby Road #26, Merced, California 95340.

Dick Arbuckle of RR #1, Box 392, Grant Park, IL 60940 is a reader who gets around to quite a few shows. He took this picture of a John Deere 1? HP owned by Tom and Norma Wolfe of Scottsburg, IN was on display at the Leota Country Frolic at rural Scottsburg, Indiana in August of 1987.