Yesterday's Tractor Co. Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs

Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life

Tractor Stories
Do you have short antique tractor related story to tell? This is the place to share it! If you have a longer story please Contact Us so that we can publish it in an upcoming issue of the on-line magazine.

Viewing #8 of 599
[Previous] [List All] [Add a Story] [Search] [Next]

Super C Comes Home

In the 40ís and 50ís our family had a dairy operation on the banks of the Elk River in Southern Middle Tennessee, which was a large operation for the times. Working the fields, Oliver and Farmall, were the brands of choice. Milking and tending crops for the cattle was the mission for my grandparents, parents, and older siblings. As time progressed the dairy business allowed my grandparents to retire early in life and in 1958 buy a smaller farm on the other side of Lincoln County, which is the place I know as home. The move was made and the farming started all over again with beef cattle, a few hogs, and custom hay bailing I think just to keep my grandfather out of my Memaís hair. Some of the equipment also made the move including a 1951 Farmall Super C that Papa bought new in 1952 with a set of cultivators, a disk, and a turning plow. He continued farming until his sudden and unexpected death in the summer of 1961. My father continued farming but sold the Super C because he had his own that he had bought new in 1954. The Little C was sold to a longtime family friend and crossed the county once again and would spend the rest of its days working a truck patch or raking hay until 1988 when the ownerís bad health would force the tractor to sit in the barn for its own retirement. As with most small towns, everyone knows everyone or are some how related. I always knew where the Little C was but never asked about it. Then in 2015, the Little C belongs to a cousin of mine who inherited it from her Grandfatherís estate and now sits still in the barn with 25+ years of dust, rats nest, and spider webs on it and the barn falling down. My cousinís father then contacted me because he knew where the tractor had come from and offered me the chance for my family to own it again. I was thrilled at this opportunity so my sons and I went to get the tractor. And amazingly I was was able to purchase the tractor back for the same amount it had been purchased for in 1963. I had always wondered about this tractor and never thought I would be able to own it in our family again. It was a wonderful feeling bring this tractor back home.P

Larry Lee Phelps, TN, entered 2015-08-09
My Email Address: Not Displayed

Viewing #8 of 599
[Previous] [List All] [Add a Story] [Next]

Search for:

Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2016 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters