Antique John Deere Tractors

Image Gallery: 10 Antique John Deere Tractors

February 14, 2017

For more than 175 years, the John Deere Company has been researching and developing innovative farm equipment that strives to improve agricultural productivity. Since entering the tractor business in 1918 upon purchasing the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company, John Deere has prioritized innovation and quality for its customers. Let’s take a closer look at 10 antique John Deere tractors that paved the way for the modern equipment we rely on today.

Waterloo Boy

The first Waterloo Boy tractor was released in 1914 in a variety of models and engine sizes. In 1918, the John Deere Company purchased the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company and continued to sell tractors under the Waterloo Boy name until 1923.

The Evolution of the John Deere Steel Plow

February 22, 2012

Dating back to the beginning of civilization, farming has been a large source of food. As populations rose, the demand for these agricultural goods increased dramatically, putting a high demand on farmers producing them. As it became known tilled soil was more effective for seeding and growing, early forms of plows emerged. In this post, we will go back in history and explore the invention and inevitable evolution of the John Deere steel plow.