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I want to thank my late grandfather Lloyd Sr. and my dad Greg for getting me involved in this legacy. My grandfather in 1960 bought 2 John Deere 730 row crops because he needed a couple of tractors that his young sons could operate. Who knew that this was the start of his collection. Through the years, my grandpa had sold and collected many of the '30' series tractors. There are few that are missing. My grandparents gave my dad the only one of the 2 original 730's that they had. My dad worked for a few years restoring it. Once it was complete he started taking it to shows and tractor pulls. My grandfather loved to watch my dad do the pulls and here comments that other people made about his and dad's tractor. I was lucky enough to go with my grandfather a few time to purchase tractors. One of which was a 430-T. I had always told him that I wanted that tractor, and he always told me that it was to be mine. Over the last few years my brother and I have been helping my dad do hay. Something that he learned from and did for his father. We got very familiar with grandpa's tractors. So when I got married in 2005, my husband, who is an Oliver fan, and I decided that we would drive our tractors from the church back to the farm for our reception. He drove his 1949 Oliver 77 standard and I drove my grandpa and dad's 1960 John Deere 730 and my brother drove grandpa's 1959 830 with a haywagon that had our wedding party in it. My grandpa was so happy and proud that day, not only because he granddaughter was getting married, but I think he could see the legacy that he was leading. We lost my grandfather in October of 2006. We had a friend of the family lead the procession to the cemetery on grandpa's 730. One of the very last pictures that we have of him is at my wedding leaning on his 730. That picture said it all. Now the 430-T belongs to me and the 730 belongs to my dad. He will pass it down to my brother and I and we will pass it down to our kids because it is our family legacy.

Jen Taylor-Grampovnik, IL, entered 2008-10-17
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