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1959 John Deere 830 Rice Special

A few 830 John Deeres were labeled as 'Rice Specials' and were equipped with mud protection devices, to prevent mud from entering working parts.

No Longer a Leader

Other companies tried, and failed, to keep Leader Tractor rolling.

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Evolution of a Tractor

Evolution of a Tractor

Original reminiscences of IHC executives from April 1920. Includes factory photos not published elsewhere, plus manuscript and illustrations from collector Leroy Baumgardner Jr.

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1924 Rumely OilPull 20-40



Hosted by Max Armstrong and featuring the International Harvester Co. 1915 Mogul and 1917 Titan tractors magnificently restored by C.H. Wendel and Mary Kelch. Other classic tractors include: 1940 Silver King R-38, 1958 John Deere 420V, 1940 Ferguson TO-20, 1958 Massey-Ferguson 35 Deluxe, 1953 Cockshutt 20, 1939 Farmall F-20, 1936 John Deere DI, 1954 Oliver 66 Diesel, 1940 Farmall H and Number 8 Little Genius Plow, 1958 Minneapolis-Moline 2 Star Crawler, 1962 Allis-Chalmers D-15, 1959 John Deere 630 and Model 227 Cornpicker, and a 1956 Case 400 High Clearance. In addition, this video has a feature segment on the Classic Tractors Calendar Club's 15th reunion at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's "Back to the Farm Reunion" in Boonville, Mo. 2004. Run time: 75 minutes.



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