• Frank Holdmeyer

    Old Tractors Never Die

    The Bigger Picture

     by Frank Holdmeyer
     on September 9, 2013

      My wife's grandfather bought a new John Deere A tractor in 1951. We still have that tractor and it runs well.  I've always loved those old "two-lungers." In fact, I 'cut my teeth' on my grandfather's 1939 John Deere B mowing pastures with a sickle mower. My son and his family recently attended a parade as part of steam engine days in Mabel, Minn.  "A straight hour of old tractors going by!  Papa would have loved it! I took some…

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