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Farmall Row Crop Tractor - 1980

Dedication Year: 1980

Location: International Harvester Agricultural Equipment Engineering Center, Burr Ridge, IL

Plaque Wording: An Agricultural Engineering Historic Landmark. The First Successful Row Crop Tractor Invented by Bert R. Benjamin (ASAE Member) was Operated and Tested on this Farm in 1923. Increased Row Crop Clearance and Overall Versatility Extending the Use of the Tractor to Cultivating, Accelerated the Conversion from Animal Power to Machine and Marked a New Era in American Agricultural Efficiency and Productivity. Dedicated by The American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1980

 

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