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Heritage Iron Issue #54 - Digital Copy

Heritage Iron Issue #54 - Digital Copy

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Heritage Iron Issue #54 Nov/Dec 2017 - Digital Copy

Now available for digital download ONLY. 

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  • FEATURING: Allis-Chalmers 8000 Series, A Bright Future That Came Too Late. The AC 8000 series offered much-needed advancements in tractor technology just as the agricultural recession of the 1980s was closing its grip. Feature tractor owners: Bergeson Farms - Ransom, IL; Batker Family - Brooklyn, WI; Vern Veldhuizen - Richmond, IL; Larry Mayer - Jeffersonville, OH. 
  • International Harvester 4300 4WD Tractor. IH's entry into the four-wheel-drive market finally began in 1960. This new tractor was built by IH's Industrial Division, and the prototype model was called the 4WD-3. IH changed this to be the Model 4300 as the production version. Tractor owner: Jerry Mez, Farmall-Land USA.
  • A4T-1900: What Could Have Been. Mike Verhulst of Ottumwa, IA, was at HCOP 2017 with his unique machine -  a completed example of the experimental prototype four-wheel-drive A4T-1900 that was built in 1971.
  • Grape Harvesting: Grapes are certainly one of the oldest cultivated crops in history, going back to biblical times. Read about companies such as Mecca-Nized, BEI, U.R. Machinery (URM), Howard, Gregoire, and more, who manufactured grape harvesters.
  • Machinery Milestones: The tractor scene from 30, 40, and 50 years ago.
  • Mini Muscle: Maynard Yoder's Toy Tractor Stash.
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