My Son's Allis-Chalmers 1949 Model B


| May/June 1996



Allis-Chalmers Tractor

Diane Vetter

16 Moore Avenue Pearl River, blew York 19065

After reading the article 'Julie's Tractor' in the November 1995 issue of Gas Engine Magazine, I decided to send you my son's picture with his Allis-Chalmers 1949 Model B tractor.

Gary, who is 14 years old, belongs to the Catskill Mountain Antique Engine &. Machinery Club, Power from the Past of Delaware County (New York). He attends the Delaware County Fair at Walton, New York.

The Allis was left to him by his grandfather, who used it on his farm in Spring Valley, New York. Gary and his father restored the tractor during the winters of 1994 and 1995; it made for a good father-son project.

Gary displayed his Allis at the 1995 Delaware County Fair, in New York State. He got such pleasure from this experience and many compliments.

We are very proud of him. It's rare for a boy his age, living in Rockland County, New York (near New York City), to care about what America and its working farms stand for, and to love tractors as our son does.