4430 Row-Crop Tractor – Sealed Case of 6November 10, 2020
March–April 2021March 6, 2021
John Deere Day Movies on DVD!
|2||John Deere & Pontiac
What’s That All About?
|6||UPDATE: The Barber-Greene Model “50” Tractor|
|30||Slides from the Mid-1980s|
The Psychopathic 1020 — by Dan Resh
Tractor Talk Shrunken Down — The “435” Tractor — by Doug Beaty
Identify That… Part II — by Dan Resh
Sackett Sez… Happy New Year 2021 — by Lee Sackett
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It’s the mid-1980s. An Electric Arc Furnace being tapped of its 15-ton “heat” (melted batch) of gray iron, into a ladle in the pit, attached to an overhead crane, which will transport it a short distance to an 83-ton-capacity Channel-type Holding Furnace. The iron is at 2800 degrees Fahrenheit. Iron from the holding furnace will be transferred into 3000-pound pouring ladles, and taken to one of three molding units to produce castings for John Deere Tractors and, for a few years, engine blocks for General Motors’ Pontiac Division.
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