Tractors

DIY Tractor: 1956 Ford Doodlebug

In the vehicular sense, the name “Doodlebug” was applied to homemade tractors made in the U.S. during World War II when production tractors were in short supply. The Doodlebug of the 1940s was usually based on a 1920s or… more»

Crawl Anywhere: 1943 Studebaker Weasel

Ingenuity during the war years resulted in myriad interesting vehicles, with an emphasis on mobility when faced with extreme terrain. These vehicles took a licking and kept on ticking – dropping into enemy territory off a helicopter sling, enduring… more»

Saved From The Crusher: 1940s Ford 9N Tractor

This tractor is a little tough to nail down the date for when it was made. The seller doesn’t show any numbers but they refer to it as a 1939 to 1942 Ford 9N. They have it listed here… more»

Hoard of Mopars and More in Texas!

Once upon a time, a Texas named John Haynie took a liking to Chrysler products and started amassing a collection of them. By the time he passed away at the age of 52, his arsenal had grown to more… more»

Everything Must Go! Variety of Cars in Kansas

When you see a group of cars offered for sale in various states of repair/disrepair, you must wonder how the collection came about. Especially when it seems the seller does not lean toward a specific make or production era…. more»

What Would You Do? 1980 FV103 Spartan Tank

Is your Uncle Ned one of those people that’s hard to find a birthday gift for? Why spend hours pouring through online sites for a new tie or pipe and get him an FV103 Spartan tank instead! It’s a… more»

WW2 Military Vehicle: Fiat Pavesi P4/100 Artillery Tractor

While certainly the majority of Barn Finds over the years have been trucks and cars, every once in a while a unique example of some other type of machine pops up, and this is one of those instances. This… more»

Field of Dreams: Huge Montana Collection For Sale!

If you find yourself out roaming around anywhere near Great Falls, Montana, there’s a treasure trove of old cars, trucks, tractors, trailers, boats, toys and other assorted stuff to be found. It’s all for sale, including both restored and… more»

Farm Find: 1980 Ford CL-9000

This would be a hard vehicle to sneak past your spouse and hide in a corner of the garage, not that any of us have done such a thing. We don’t see a lot of big trucks here, semis,… more»

289 V8 Powered International Cub Tractor!

Just when you thought that 2020 was nothing but sorrow and misery on top of heartache and strife, you see something like this International Harvester Cub with a 289 V8 and it totally redeems itself! Frankly, I can’t believe… more»

Beautifully Restored! 1956 Case Orchard 405 Tractor

Since we are a week away from Christmas, I find this 1956 Case Orchard tractor to be very appropriate. Not just because of its festive, two-tone paint job but because it looks like it should be strapped to a… more»

Nebraska Auction: Collection of Cars, Trucks & Tractors

There’s this fellow named Richard Schulz. He must have loved cars, trucks, and farm equipment a lot because he managed to assemble a collection of more than 200 of them over the years. All brands and styles, although he… more»

Cushman Trackster: Going Places!

The Cushman Trackster was introduced in 1970 as a vehicle that could “…take you to places you couldn’t go before!” and I think that still holds true today. This one is listed for sale here on eBay and is… more»

Grün Acres: 1958 Porsche 108L Junior

This 1958 Porsche 108L Junior tractor wasn’t painted resale red because it’s a Porsche or because it’s for sale, that’s really the color that it was when it left the factory in Germany over six decades ago. This fancy… more»

Fancy Farmer: 1959 Porsche-Diesel 218 Standard

All things Porsche are pretty hot right now and have been for quite a few years. Some vehicles are lagging behind a bit, but tractors like this 1959 Porsche-Diesel 218 Standard are becoming more popular with collectors. This Bavarian… more»

German Barn Find: 1957 Porsche P111

Seeing a one-owner vehicle here in the U.S. is always fun, especially when it’s a few decades old. Finding a one-owner 1957 Porsche P111 tractor from Germany is even more unusual. This Bonn Find – actually it’s from Weinstraße… more»