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  Fordson Tractor Covers
Fordson Model F Tractors were produced at the Dearborn, Michigan plant from April 23, 1918 until 1928.
Fordson tractors were also produced from 1919 to 1923 in Ireland at their Cork facility.
In 1929, all Fordson tractor production was moved to the Cork, Ireland facility and Model N production continued there until 1932.
www.fordsontractorcovers.com   (224 words)

  Fordson tractor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Fordson tractor by the Ford Motor Company was the first agricultural tractor to be mass produced.
The Fordson came at the end of the First World War with its manpower shortages in agriculture, and utilizing Ford's assembly line techniques to produce a large number of inexpensive units, it quickly became the dominant model.
The Fordson could pull discs and plows that would require at least four mules to pull, and it could work all day long, provided the radiator was continually filled, the fuel replenished, and the water in the air filter tank were changed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fordson_tractor   (1227 words)

 Fordson High School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The school mascot is a Fordson tractor, and the name Fordson has local connections.
It was not only the name of the tractor produced by a separate company operated by Henry Ford and his son Edsel, which later merged with Ford Motors, but was also the name adopted by Ford's home town of Springwells, which later merged with Dearborn.
Fordson High is located in the second largest Arab community outside the middle-east.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fordson_High_School   (354 words)

 Fordson tractor: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A tractor (from latin trahere "to pull") is a device intended for drawing, towing or pulling something which cannot propel itself and, often, powering it too....
These inexpensive and robust tractors (both American and Soviet models) became the major enticement for Soviet peasants towards collectivisation[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] and were often seen on Soviet posters and paintings The First Tractor quick summary:
The first tractor was the name of several paintings in the style of socialist realism that portray the beginning of collectivisation in the ussr....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fo/fordson_tractor.htm   (1041 words)

 Essays Page
Tractors began to develop into practical multipurpose implements when they were equipped with internal combustion engines.
Tractors multiplied rapidly on American farms in the years after WWI, their utility enhanced by improvements like the power takeoff introduced by International Harvester in 1918, which harnessed the tractor's power for machines such as sprayers, binders, balers, and corn pickers.
The Fordson tractor's influence was not limited to the United States; 25,000 of them were shipped to the Soviet Union between 1920 and 1927.
www.fofweb.com /Subscription/Science/Helicon.asp?SID=2&iPin=ffests0325   (948 words)

 Roots of Motive Power - Collection - Fordson Tractor
The tractor differed from the standard farm tractor in that it utilized hard rubber tires, weighted wheels and had a PTO winch on the front.
During the 1920s, the inexpensive and generally reliable Fordson tractor was the power of choice for a wide variety of logging and sawmill equipment.
He is putting in a larger acreage this year than last, by the use of the Fordson Tractor, together with implements especially fitted to his tractor.
www.rootsofmotivepower.com /html/Collection/FordsonTractor/FordsonTractor.html   (382 words)

 Harry Ferguson - The man and his story - The man and his system
Nevertheless, it was different from Ford tractor, model 9N, because it had a four-speed gearbox, an overhead valves motor, two foot break pedals (right and left) in the left side and a one-piece hood.
Tractor model TO20 had a Delco electrical system and a cast iron transmission case whereas tractor model TE20 had a Lucas electrical system and an aluminium transmission case.
Secondly, to Fordson tractor, model F, was attached a "Duplex hitch" system plough, that is to say two connecting parallel bars, one above the other, between the differential gear case.
www.geocities.com /MotorCity/Downs/9828/fergy_01e.htm   (634 words)

 SD Agricultural Heritage Museum
After a couple of rounds, the owner said, he found the tractor to be too slow, "a jackrabbit could walk faster backwards." For the remainder of its working life it was used as a source of belt-power.
It was the first tractor with four power outlets: the drawbar, the belt pulley, the power take-off and the power-driven mechanical lift.
The “Dakota” tractor was first manufactured in 1911, on the south edge of the small prairie town of De Smet, South Dakota, made world famous as the home of Laura Ingals Wilder.
www.agmuseum.com /tractors.html   (1445 words)

 Ford tractors and the Ford farm tractors history
The Ford tractors were not the first such machines, and not always the best such machines, but they were the first to be produced on a massive scale and the first farm tractors to be affordable by average farmers and rural citizens.
His strong support for the tractor is evident by his experimental work beginning in 1907, but his efforts to start production were delayed by a board of directors that was well satisfied with the sales and profits from the Model T cars and weary of taking a chance on what was an unestablished industry.
Ford had not invented the tractor, just as he had not invented the car, but as he had done with the automobile, he designed and produced a tractor that was affordable to the masses and revolutionized the industry.
www.ssbtractor.com /features/Ford_tractors.html   (3782 words)

 Ford-Ferguson Tractors during the 1940s
The story of Henry Ford's on-again, off-again involvement with the Fordson tractor is a curious one.
Some early tractors, like the Fordson, had a disturbing tendency – when the plow they were pulling hit a large enough rock, the plow would stop, and the tractor would try to keep going.
The tractor had a four-cylinder vertical engine that produced 17 hp on the drawbar and 23.5 horsepower on the belt in Nebraska tests.
www.livinghistoryfarm.org /farminginthe40s/machines_0204.html   (606 words)

 Fordson tractor - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Fordson tractor - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In 1981, Ford expanded its tractor business when it purchased the New-Holland tractor company and formed Ford-New Holland which bought out Versatile tractors.
Fordson tractor, History, Starting the Fordson tractor, Using the Fordson in the field, "Prepare to Meet Thy God", Fordson in the Soviet Union, List of Fordson models, Other Ford tractors, External links, Tractors and Ford vehicles.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Fordson_tractor   (1272 words)

 Henry Ford Fordson Tractor Edsel Model T of the Soil Fair Lane Garage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In 1916, experimental Fordson Tractors, between five and six prototype styles, were built in Dearborn.
A new phase of Ford tractor development took place at Fair Lane, when in 1938, experimental tractors were worked on, both at the garage level and in the northwest corner of the Experimental Laboratory Room.
The original Fordson tractor plant of 1915 stood approximately where the Henry Ford Museum is today.
www.henryfordestate.org /tractor.html   (226 words)

 9N FORD The Antique Ford Tractor Site, 8n, 2n, 9n, ford, tractors,fordson, antique, dearborn, ferguson, john deer.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
More modern tractors are available now, but they cost much more, and are really only a refinement of Henry Ford's and Harry Ferguson's solid, basic idea.
Tthe Ford 9N, the first of the "N Series" tractors was born complete with the first three-point hitch in 1939.
It was developed as a versatile all-purpose tractor for the small farm and was exceedingly popular.
www192.pair.com /mud3/9nford   (671 words)

 Fordson Tractor Parts
This Fordson came from Central Maine and was used on a dairy farm to rake hay and haul wood for the long winters.
This Fordson Model N was built in Cork Ireland and came from Southern VT. It was used as a prime mover on a farm raising cattle and horses.
This tractor came from Southern N.H. and was used primarily for mowing and towing on an estate.
home.gwi.net /~dclough/fordson.html   (726 words)

The Fordson is built very heavy in the rear and light in front.
The truck, being heavy and standing on a lower level than the tractor, the tractor reared up and before the horrified spectators hardly realized what was happening, had fallen over backward squarely on top of the unfortunate driver.
His tragic ending was due to the somersaulting of a Fordson tractor which he was manipulating while attempting to pull a large Shell Co.
members.aol.com /gwen52287/bruns.html   (978 words)

 Construction Collector
The tractor won so many customers, in fact, that the little gray Fordson had a disastrous effect on a number of established equipment makers.
Younger brother William was hired in the employment office for the tractor company and in 1920 William Ford and Co. became the tractor distributor for Michigan and northern Ohio.
In addition to the Fordson powerplant, the shovel used several parts from Ford cars and trucks: the crowd device on the shovel was a Ford truck worm gear.
www.constructioncollector.com /editorial/ford   (846 words)

 Ford-Fordson Collectors Association
The purpose was to form an organization dedicated to preserving the names and history of Fordson, Ford-Ferguson and Ford tractors along with Dearborn and Ford implements.
We typically have about 300 tractors and about 100 pieces of equipment along with extensive memorabilia, Scale model and toy collections on display.
He gave us an insight of what it was like keeping Henry Ford happy, About building these Ford tractors many years ago, as well as conducting a most interesting question and answer session with members and attendees.
ford-fordson.org   (432 words)

 Henry Ford Museum at The Henry Ford
Introduced in 1917, it was the first mass-produced and lightweight tractor made.
Heralded as the "Model T of farm power," the first Fordsons were shipped to Great Britain to assist in that country's war effort.
Beginning in 1920, the Census Bureau began recording the enormous declines in the population of farm horses.
www.hfmgv.org /museum/agriculture/fordson.asp   (147 words)

 The Half-A-Fordson Tractor Engine
Walt, the local Fordson man happens to be at Dave's for some parts that afternoon.
Recall that Fordsons had the flywheel and clutch run in oil so there was no seal.
That mag was rescued from a Fordson which was set on fire in a field.
users.zoominternet.net /~pcgray/fordson/fordson.htm   (1941 words)

 Pic of the Month
These Ministry of Munitions tractors served as the predecessors to the world’s first mass-produced tractor, the Fordson.
Seventy-five percent of the tractors in the United States were believed to be Fordsons.
The tractor performed adequately at pulling a plow or powering a saw from its belt pulley, but Ford Motor Co. relied on other manufacturers to supply implements.
www.hfmgv.org /exhibits/pic/2003/fordson/print.asp   (784 words)

 Fordson Tractor - Danish Army Vehicles Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Lack of four-wheel-drive and transfer-boxes let to the conclusion that agricultural tractors should be used to haul the howitzers in the field.
Due to the low speed and full iron-wheels the tractors needed trucks for their own transport and this solution did´nt last for long.
If the tractor shown is one of the artillery-tractors modified with normal wheels is not clear.
www.armyvehicles.dk /fordsontrac.htm   (132 words)

 Barnoldswick Local History Articles
The great virtue of the Fordson tractor that invaded the local farms in 1940 was that it didn’t need new machinery.
Every tractor produced today all over the world embodies his original concept of a machine that didn’t simply replace the horse, it changed everything by becoming a multi-purpose power source and the core of a whole new concept in farming.
The first batch of tractors was used exclusively on the heavy arable lands of the southern half of England.
barnoldswick.blogspot.com /2003_02_23_barnoldswick_archive.html   (1812 words)

 Access Tractor Parts-Farm Tractors -Antique Tractors-Tractor parts-dexta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Suits Ford tractor models - Dexta, Super Dexta, 2N, 8N, 9N, 231, 233, 234, 333, 334, 335, 2000, 2100, 2120, 2150, 2300, 2310, 2600, 2610, 3000, 3055, 3100, 3120, 3150, 3300, 3310, 3330, 3400, 3500, 3600, 3610, 4000, 4100 and 4110 tractors.
This Fordson Dexta tractor steering wheel is equivalent to Ford tractor part number 81717477.
This Fordson tractor pre-cleaner is equivalent to Ford tractor part number - 957E9680B.
accesstractorparts.com.au /dexta.asp   (870 words)

 Fordson Tractor Covers - Styles
To find out what year your tractor was made, check the serial number on the engine block on the right side at the front of the engine where the intake manifold and exhaust manifold bolt onto the engine.
Many tractors have exhaust pipes and air intake pipes that come straight up on the sides.
Should your tractor have these pipes on it, the cover will not go over the tractor without cutting a hole in the cover for the pipe.
www.fordsontractorcovers.com /fordson.htm   (288 words)

 Fordson tractor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
With the tractor came plough and harrow, 8000 Norwegian kroner was the price.
Then the tractor was used to power a saw at the valley Aundalen, and later powered a stone crusher same place for 3 years.
The tractor was stowed until the buyers grandchild gave the tractor to Hallstein Sørmyr who again lend it to the society Yrjar Heimbygdslag in 2002.
www.museumsnett.no /alias/HJEMMESIDE/yrjarheimbygdslag/traktor/gb_3781_fordson_kvernstad.htm   (137 words)

 Fordson tractor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
First the tractor goes to the museum engineering workshop to be repainted and given necessary mechanical service.
This is a Fordson tractor, model 1937, with 4-cylinder gasoline/kerosine-engine.
The tractor was used at Nes in Bjugn from 1937 and at Bjugnholmen from 1962.
www.museumsnett.no /yrjarheimbygdslag/traktor/gb_3779_fordson_bjugnh.htm   (114 words)

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 Discount Tractor Parts and Manuals for Old and Antique Farm Tractors
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 Puke Ariki - Taranaki Stories - The Feisty Fordson Tractor
A plucky little Fordson: One of the earliest Fordsons tills the ground of what looks to be a racetrack.
By 1917, Ford had produced the Fordson, which sold well and was vigorously advertised as the best machine for those who wanted to 'pull, push, lift or carry.' It was marketed by Wellington's Colonial Motor Company, holder of the Ford franchise in New Zealand.
The Fordson was a revolutionary vehicle, combining the engine and the transmission, which did away with the need for a heavy chassis.
www.pukeariki.com /en/stories/farming/fordsontractor.asp   (502 words)

 Fordson Tractor
Henry Ford built his first experimental tractor in 1907 using car parts and in 1915 he started developing an agricultural tractor.
Using the casings of the motor and transmission as supporting frame, together with materials developed in the car industry, it was possible to develop a light weight tractor.
The Fordson model F tractor weighed only 1100Kg.
www.watercolour-art.me.uk /fordson.htm   (93 words)

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