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.

1948 W-6. With his two drive wheels on the high side, David Bradford and his son Ash pulled three 14-inch plows across a portion of a central Indiana bean field. The W-6's 248-cubic-inch four-cylinder developed 32.8 horsepower on the drawbar, sufficient even for dry soil.
Photo by Randy Leffingwell