The History of Farmall Tractors: 1940-1954

Learn how Farmall’s expansion into construction equipment developed alongside the manufacture of quality trucks and farm equipment.

1945 Model BN. Chicago Tractor Works manufactured the first BN, or Model B Narrow (single) front-wheel tractor, on October 31, 1940. IHC conceived of it as a two-row version of its Model A.
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