Orchard tractor

17oct20tractor

Image: McCormick-Deering image from http://tractors.wikia.com/wiki/McCormick-Deering_O-14 .

To prevent damage to the low-hanging branches in citrus orchards, tractor manufacturers made “orchard” versions. The large rear fenders kept the tractors from damaging the trees. The McCormick-Deering shown above was only made in 1938 and 1939.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s