Ageless Iron: Motor cultivator craze
By: Dave Mowitz
Check out these oddities that some thought would become more popular than tractors.
During the first two decades of the twentieth century, engineers threw their rule books out the window in search of a tractor that would meet the growing need for a lightweight machine that could run down rows. Out of the myriad unusual -- if not downright outlandish -- configurations that emerged from this period, the most predominant design was the motor cultivator.