Farmall was a model name and later a brand name for tractors manufactured by the American company International Harvester (IH). The Farmall name was usually presented as McCormick-Deering Farmall and later McCormick Farmall in the evolving brand architecture of IH.
Farmalls were general-purpose tractors. Their origins were as row-crop tractors, a category that they helped establish and in which they long held a large market share. During the decades of Farmall production (1920s to 1970s), most Farmalls were built for row-crop work, but many orchard, fairway, and other variants were also built. Most Farmalls were all-purpose tractors that were affordable for small to medium-sized family farms and could do enough of the tasks needed on the farm that the need for hired hands was reduced and the need for horses or mules was eliminated. Thus Farmall was a prominent brand in the 20th-century trend toward the mechanization of agriculture in the US.
By 1973, IH had officially dropped the 'Farmall' name from its new tractor models, ending an era that began with the first Farmall Regular back in 1924. However, the Farmall nameplate continued to appear on new 1974 and 1975 tractors until the factories exhausted their inventory of obsolete name badges.
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jhm (136072) 2014-07-11 5:11
McCormick is also a lot in Belgium come but these were more expensive than the European.
I speak in the fifties, these is real a very nice exemplar.
Composition and presentation make these picture very nice.
Colours and sharpness make these picture very attractive.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
- Copyright: Andre Bonavita (bona) (12329)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-09
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon EF 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM, HOYA 67mm CIR-PL
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/50 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Winter in Argentina
- Theme(s): Farm Machinery [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-10 6:04