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 Talk Discussion Forum

Re: Retiring U.S.S. Enterprise

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]

11-30-2012 09:56:16

Report to Moderator

The problem with the "Texas" is how they tried to display her after she was retired. Basically they sank her in the mud at dock side and called it good. After years of sitting like that the hull was nearly destroyed along with the rest of the ship. Trying to "recover" from that horrible treatment is expensive.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Centex Farmall

11-30-2012 11:57:18

Report to Moderator
 Re: Retiring U.S.S. Enterprise in reply to dhermesc, 11-30-2012 09:56:16  
My mother recalls visiting with her family in the 50's and they had poured concrete over the deck rather than repair the wood. Back then it was just another old boat.
I remember the funding drive in the 90's when they chipped that stuff off and put wood back.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]

11-30-2012 12:27:33

Report to Moderator
 Re: Retiring U.S.S. Enterprise in reply to Centex Farmall, 11-30-2012 11:57:18  
The concrete leaked water throughout the upper decks of the hull rusting out the parts that were not submerged. Topping it off the battleships built by the US just before and during WW1 were not all that well designed and were using cheap material in their construction.

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

Hop to:

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 © 1997-2018 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