Samson sugar cane tractor
A 1920 Samson sugar cane tractor, just 42′ wide, built by
General Motors. ‘As far as my research revealed, it’s the
only cane tractor built by GM, and possibly the first built by
anyone,’ says Archie Magsig, 8833 U.S. 27, DeWitt, Michigan
48820. Archie bought it off a plantation near Baton Rouge,
Louisiana, the original owner. It’s completely restored and
Keeping the Doodlebug Project Alive
Farmers from the 30s to the 50s built makeshift tractors called doodlebugs from available parts and pieces found on the farm.
Custom Built Cub Cadet Buggy
Check out Forest Spaulding’s custom-built buggy pieced together using several parts from a cub cadet and various other tractors.
Maytag Tractor, 29 Years Later
The son of the builder of a Maytag tractor featured in a 1989 article gives us an update.