Yesterday's Tractor Co. Restoration Quality Tractor Parts
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

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

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

Research & Info
Articles
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
Glossary

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

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Farmall & IHC Tractors Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

Re: First IH or Farmall

[Show Entire Topic]  

Author  [Modern View]
rhtx55

01-15-2013 17:09:16
68.185.207.25



Report to Moderator

My grandparents rented a dairy farm, had an H, Super H, and an M. My uncle continued to farm the same farm after my Grandfather passed away when I was three. His wife was our "babysitter" as both my parents worked, I can remember me & my younger cousin using all three tractors at one time or another as "jungle gyms" crawling all over up & down, and had the bruised shins to prove it. I don't think that would actually qualify as driving, but in our young minds it sure did !!
At 14 I went to work for a neighbor that, come to find out, was a good friend of my Grandfather back in the day, I cleaned his hog barn out by hand. I worked for him for about a year, and he would "dole out" my pay as needed or when I would ask for it, I asked him to keep the rest as I wanted to save up to buy a car. That following Christmas I showed up on a Saturday to perform my usual "task" and he asked me to come into the house to "settle up". He had kept excellent track of every hour I had worked, how much money he had given me over the past months. We walked around the "milk house" (now used to store seed corn) and there set a 53 super H stage 1.......sporting a trip loader.
After forking pig stuff the hard way for months I have never seen a prettier sight.
He said that should make my job a bit easier from then on, but try not to hit any posts in the barn with it, ..." Take it slow"......." and by the way"....
"MERRY CHRISTMAS"........My jaw hit the ground, he paid me the rest of what he owed me that very afternoon, and never charged me a cent for that Farmall or the loader.
Couple years later he co-signed for a slightly used diesel 4020, and later a gas 3020 with a corn picker.....we were in business. He always used the corn picker, couldn't get him off of it....guess he loved doing that more than anything. Sure was a chore to put on & remove, but for him..no problem.
This post was edited by rhtx55 at 17:12:24 01/15/13.

[Reply]   [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Add a Reply]

Hop to:
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  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. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 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