Ask the Curator: The Fordson Tractor, Agriculture’s Model T
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2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, FL 33901
Come join Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, as he examines Ford’s agricultural vision. Come join Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, as he examines Ford’s agricultural vision. The Fordson tractor, manufactured by Henry Ford and Son, Inc., was the first lightweight, mass-produced tractor that was affordable to the average farmer. The tractor is powered by a 4 cylinder, 3 speed, 20 horsepower engine and was in production in the United States between 1917 and 1928. This program is free for Edison Ford members and included with admission for non-members.