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3 Point Ink LLC (Heritage Iron/Oliver Heritage)

Heritage Iron Issue #93

Heritage Iron Issue #93

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Heritage Iron Issue #93 - May/June 2024

  • FEATURING: Oliver 2655 - First Time for Everything. As horsepower grew in the 1960s, manufacturers were shooting for putting that power to the ground by means of four-wheel-drive. For Oliver, their first four-wheel-drive was designed and initially built by their sister company, Minneapolis-Moline. Feature tractor owner: Matt Gress - Wooster, OH.
  • First Four-Wheel-Drives: History in the Making. While a few companies produced a four-wheel-drive prior to 1960, the company that seems to get the most credit for being first was......  
  • Massey-Ferguson 5200: The Buyer Becomes the Seller. After selling the rights to their four-wheel-drive line, MF quickly realized they still needed a four-wheel-drive model in their product line if they were going to compete in a market that was finally recovering. So, they went back to McConnell to provide them one model; that being the MF 5200, which was announced to Massey-Ferguson dealers in 1989.
  • The Solid Stand: Tillage in the Great Plains. “I think Central Kansas is a great place to do business. Running a business is all about the people; it was those people that made the Great Plains.” Those were words from Roy Applequist when putting together the story of the Applequist family’s many contributions to the agriculture world.
    • History Vault: The Ag scene from 40, 50, and 60 years ago.
    • Mini Muscle: Collector Turned Craftsman. Ivan Miller’s customizing skills evolved through time; an interest he traces growing up as a young Amish lad. 
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