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  • First Tractor Invention

    First Tractor Invention
    In 1868, the first engine powered tractor was introduced. The first tractor weighed ove 5 tons and was called the Garrett 4CD
  • First Gasoline Tractor

    First Gasoline Tractor
    In 1892 John Froelich built the first gasoline-powered tractor that propelled itself backward and forward.
  • John Deere Rises

    John Deere's Deere & Co. purchases Waterloo Gasoline Engine Co.
  • Model D

    Deere begins manufacturing the revolutionary Model D Johnny Popper.
  • Model 9N

    Ford makes its Model 9N, the first tractor manufactured with a hydraulically functioning three-point hitch system.
  • Cockshutt

    Cockshutt introduces four new tractor models. Corporate raiders take over Cockshutt.
  • CAT

    Caterpillar Inc. introduces a new kind of farm tractors, the rubber-tracked Challenger series
  • AGCO

    Allis-Gleaner Corp., or AGCO, manufactures and sells farm equipment under the Gleaner and AGCO Allis brand names
  • Flex Fuel

    Flex Fuel
    Forerunner of the tractor industry, John Deere is developing new "Flex fuel" for tractors from ethonol.