I decided I "needed" a tractor. The excuse is plowing my driveway in the winter.
I looked at all that are out
and decided I like the tall "row crop" tractors. In my youth I
on a farm where all the tractors were green. I like JD but for
reason I have always liked Farmall. I got educated on farmall
and power and decided I needed a C
After much searching I found a 200 at an estate auction.
Original owner, all paper work, including the delivery report, (6/17/55)
and a original equipment front blade!!
I bought it!
Here it is as found
So far it has had It's first cleaning
all new fluids a new muffler,
and a new cutter edge for the plow Bright yellow Poly
I got after the "tin" this summer. I wanted to at least protect it from more rust. It went better then I thought.
I was able to hammer out some dents by laying the metal on my hard clay yard! and hammering on it with a mallet and short piece of 2X4
While I was at it I painted all the plow parts.
A friend of mine gave me some great locally grown oak for a new platform.
I think it is starting to look OK
Page by Frank DeWitt
last updated 03/04/05