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What's the oldest working tractor on your farm?

Working as in it still serves a purpose/does a chore other than runs in parades.

1959 John Deere Model 630. 60 years old and still bangs like a champ.

    What's the oldest working tractor on your farm?

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1971 Minneapolis Moline G-750. Basically a yellow Oliver 1755. Dad bought it used from his buddy in about 1982. I hope he never decided t...

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It doesn't work YET. But our team has started chipping away on restoring a 1954 Farmall Super C tractor which is placed outside of our Calif...

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I noticed that! I didn't grow up with red tractors but I really enjoy how the FBN team has chronicled the super C restoration. I like to see...

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We will! Thanks for the support! Excited to see other members post their oldest tractors.

This was a great question.

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Glad you like the blog! We posted a new update this past week: https://emergence.fbn.com/project-super-c-rear-wheels

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We still use my grandpa’s 1941 Farmall M to pump flood water on occasion. This picture was taken a few weeks ago after a big rain.

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Awesome. I've only seen a tractor use the belt horsepower for chores in black and white photos until now. Thanks for sharing!

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Ya this is an awesome shot!

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It’s amazing how reliable this near 80 year old tractor is

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I have a 1952 Allis Chalmers WD. Mostly just use for random tasks and pulls for fun.

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1965 Farmall 656. Dad bought it new the year I was born. Still run the feed wagon with it. Starts every day.

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I have a 1957 or so 460 with my Grandpa's F-11 loader on it. I use it to load hay, move bunks, and anything else needing to be lifted. I ove...

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We have what I believe is a 1942 Farmall H that I fixed up around 10 years ago. Not a whole lot for it to do but it comes out of the shed on...

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We use IH 856 all summer tedding hay and grinding feed. Then runs augers during harvest.

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1946 W4

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Got any pictures?

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1974 4430 John Deere it's used for multiple things on our farm almost every day

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We have 1966 2020 John Deere utility diesel starts on first crank. Mow with it and run augers and belt conveyors

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Sweet! Any pictures?

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She looks a little hagard at the moment. The patina is original paint. I need a decal kit an a proper paint job.

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