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Cockshutt Tractors

  • Cockshutt 20

    Cockshutt 20

    The lithe model 20 was one of a series of tractors Cockshutt introduced in the mid-1940s that were built entirely by the Cockshutt organization. The 20 packed a four-cylinder Continential power plant that cranked out 20 drawbar horsepower at a rated 1,800.

  • Cockshutt 30

    Cockshutt 30

    The concept of a power take-off (PTO) is almost as old as the tractor itself. And while a PTO was a great tool for powering stationary implements such as a thresher, its usefulness fell short in the field when running a baler or combine.

  • Cockshutt 35 Deluxe

    Cockshutt 35 Deluxe

    By the 1950s, manufacturers were well aware of farmers’ needs for car-like creature comforts such as soft-ride seats, power steering, and radios. So they began equipping tractors with these features.

  • Cockshutt 40

    Cockshutt 40

    In 1950, Cockshutt introduced the Model 40 as an expansion of a line of tractors in response to its popular Model 30. The tractor used a 230-cubic-inch Buda, six-cylinder, I-head engine rated at 1,650 rpm.

  • Cockshutt 40 Black Hawk

    Cockshutt 40 Black Hawk

    The 40 Black Hawk was basically a Model 40 with a different paint job and the Black Hawk name on its side. This particular 40 Black Hawk is famous for the fact that it was given by Cockshutt to President Eisenhower.

  • Cockshutt (Oliver) 60

    Cockshutt (Oliver) 60

    This tractor was an Oliver Model 60 in all aspects except for color. The tractor was powered by an Oliver-built, four-cylinder I-head engine that generated 13.5 drawbar hp. A four-speed transmission offered speeds from 2.5 to 6 mph.

  • Cockshutt (Oliver) 70

    Cockshutt 70

    If you think the Cockshutt 70 looks identical to the Oliver 70, you would be right. Oliver started building tractors for sale in Canada by Cockshutt starting in 1930.

  • Cockshutt (Oliver) 80

    Cockshutt (Oliver) 80

    Prior to manufacturing its own tractor line, Cockshutt had Oliver Corporation build tractors for them. The Cockshutt 80 was offered in 1937 but not adorned with the fancy sheet metal styling seen in the Cockshutt-Oliver 60 or 70.

  • Cockshutt 540

    Cockshutt Model 540

    The Model 540 was the baby of the powerful Cockshutt 500 series tractors sold in the late 1950s. Cockshutt Farm Machinery Co. modernized its tractor line in 1958 by introducing the models 540, 550 (gas or diesel), 560 (diesel), and 570 (gas or diesel).

  • Cockshutt 580

    Cockshutt Model 580

    This rare Model 580, one of only 580 built as experimental tractors, was planned to be introduced as part of the 500 Series expansion. At this time, however, Cockshutt was acquired by White Motor Company, which shelved the innovative 580.

  • Co-Op E-3

    Co-Op E-3

    In 1952 Cockshutt struck a deal with the National Farm Machinery Cooperative (NFMC). This organization was composed of 10 member states of the U.S. Farm Bureau. The arrangement had Cockshutt delivering Model 30s to the NFMC coated in the Farm Bureau orange.

  • Gambles Farmcrest 30

    Gambles Farmcrest 30

    Cockshutt set out with the U.S. department store line, Gamble-Skogmo, to build the Gambles-Farmcrest 30, which was identical to the Cockshutt Model 30 in every way, except for its Gambles Farmcrest logo.

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