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Russ' Vintage Iron
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:43 PM CDT

Over the years I have written about some of my farming ancestors and their vintage tractors after they stopped farming with horses. The Quinns and the Grimms (my paternal grandmother's maiden name) farmed in our home area west of Omaha just a few miles apart.

Both of my great-grandfathers, James E. Quinn and Adolph Grimm, bought tractors as well as vehicles for the first time in the 1920s. Both men purchased Fordson Model F tractors for their farms, as the Fordson was really the first widely popular tractor.

I have an old photo of the Grimms loading loose hay into ...

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