Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts
Salvage

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
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
Ford 8N/9N Club
Kountry Life
  
Discussion Forum
:

Another farm tragedy in the local news...

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

06-12-2012 13:02:27




Report to Moderator

http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/local/tractor-rolls-over-kills-man-donegal-twp/nPQ4r/

They took the video and pictures down from their website out of respect for the family. It looked like a Case 730 or 830 narrow front end(earlier model with rounded fenders), pulling a NH rake. The tractor rolled and pinned him underneath so that he couldn't get away. The diesel caught the tractor on fire and the windrows and he burned to death with his family right there.
It's a stark reminder to slow down and be careful. I, myself was raking hay in high gear yesterday to beat the rain, so I could imagine he was doing the exact same thing.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Royse

06-13-2012 20:27:50




Report to Moderator
 Re: Another farm tragedy in the local news... in reply to DollarBill, 06-12-2012 13:02:27  
When I got my first job, the farmer taught me how to run his Allis tractors.

He was adament that I use the wide front tractor on the drag, not the narrow front, and then that I be careful not to turn too short.

30 years later I attended his funeral when the rear tire on that wide front WD45 caught the chain and pulled that drag up over the tractor on him.

Sometimes it's carelessness, sometimes stupidity, sometimes I just think bad things happen to good people.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Brian Allen

06-13-2012 19:57:29




Report to Moderator
 Re: Another farm tragedy in the local news... in reply to John_PA, 06-12-2012 13:02:27  
A very sad day for any family!

We all do things from time to time, we know is wrong when we are pushed for time!

Please try hard to take the time to work and play safe!



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
s19438

06-12-2012 15:27:51




Report to Moderator
 Re: Another farm tragedy in the local news... in reply to John_PA, 06-12-2012 13:02:27  
last week a farmer and his two sons drowned in a manure pond. bradford or sullivan county.



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

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Today's Featured Article - A City Guy's First Tractor - by Fred Hambrecht. After living in apartments in Atlanta for more years than I care to remember, the wife and I decided to move to the country. Humming "Green Acres is the place for me..." we purchased a 29 acre tract about 60 miles south of Atlanta. Next came the house, I could talk about that ordeal for another two weeks... But, I want to talk about my tractor! We didn't even own a lawnmower, and all of a sudden we had enough grass to feed all the starving children of the bovine world. Naturally, I talked ... [Read Article]

Latest Ad: DEARBORN SIDE DELIVERY RAKE CAN BE REPAIRED AND belly mount MOWER FOR PARTS ONLY.. [More Ads]

Copyright © 1997-2021 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

Website Accessibility Policy