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A Continental Tractor

Author Photo
By Staff

Kathy Falls sends this illustration of a tractor manufactured by
The Continental Tractor Co., Continental, Ohio.

My step-dad Richard Lowe has been after me to send this picture
to you for your magazine. By profession I restore old photos, and
this illustration is from a newspaper clipping he carried around in
his scrapbook for years. Richard is now 85 years old, and the only
information he has on the tractor is as follows:

‘Built and designed by William H. Lowe about 1919 to 1920.
There were four or five units built and they were designed to make
a 180 degree turn in the field. The tractor used a Continental
engine made in Continental, Ohio. It was used on Mr. Lowe’s
farm, and as far as I know was sold out to Henry Ford around 1923.
I can remember little about those tractors as I was about 5 years
old.’ Richard Lowe.

Contact Kathy Falls at 10779 Swan Creek Road, Carleton, Ml
49118, or email: katfalls@tdi.net

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