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Worthington Tractor In Boyertown Museum

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1919 Worthington Tractor in Boyertown Museum.
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1919 Worthington Tractor in Boyertown Museum.

In preparing this article for publication, we learned that there
was a Worthington tractor in the collection of the Boyertown Museum
of Historic Vehicles located at 28 Warwick Street, Boyertown, PA
19512. Fortunately, we were able to make contact with Ken Wells
there, who sent us the two photographs on this page–one showing
the mower in the collection as it can be seen today, the other
showing a Worthington tractor with mowers attached.

In addition, Ken supplied the following Worthington Lawn Tractor
specifications, which we hope will be useful:

Rating: draw-bar, 5 horsepower

Speeds: two forward and one reverse.

Engine: Ford, 20 horsepower

Fuel: gasoline

Fuel Tank Capacity: 12 gallons

Cooling System: Ford standard 1924 model.

Water Circulation: pump

Transmission: Ford planetary, two speed forward
and reverse.

Brake: on transmission.

Drive: through reduction gear on main
shaft.

Steering: by front wheels. Ford steering wheel,
standard.

Rear Axle: Ford standard with standard
differential.

Front Axle: Ford standard with Timkin roller
wheel bearings.

Draw-Bar: special spring design (patent
pending).

Front Wheels: 27′ diameter. 

Rear Wheels: 27′ diameter.

Wheelbase: 55?’, turning radius 7?
feet. 

Total Height: 58′. 

Total Width: 67?’ 

Total Length: 7′ 11′. 

Tread: Rear wheels 10′, front wheels
4′. 

Weight: about 1000 pounds. 

Miles Per Hour: eight to ten.

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