Historic Farm Machines: The Farmall Tractor

For those who could afford one, the first Farmall tractors from International Harvester enabled a big increase in productivity and a big reduction in manpower and maintenance costs.

Original Farmall
The original Farmall tractor enabled a farmer with a 200 acre spread to replace up to 18 horses and two to three men. It could plow seven to nineacres a day or mow 50-60 acres a day.
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