Pre-1920 Lesser-known Classics
By: April Allen
Check out the explosion of tractor development of the late 1910's here (text by Dave Mowitz)
Most manufacturers in the early part of the century purchased their engines, transmissions, clutches and final drives from other firms. The 5,000 lb. model 14-28 packed an L-head cross-mounted engine rated at 900 rpm. Introduced in 1917 it generated 28 belt horsepower and could pull a three-bottom plow.