The History of Farmall Tractors: 1930-1935

In order to keep up with the progress of competition, Ed Johnston proposed improvements to make the Farmall a better tractor. Discover the changes that occurred to create more modern, small-scale F-20s, F-30s and F-40s.

1935 F-20 with All-Weather Covering. This was the closest thing a Midwest farmer could get to an enclosed cab for cold winter work. "The Heat Houser," manufactured by a tent maker in Fort Dodge, Iowa, did a fair job of directing engine heat back to the operator.
Photo by Randy Leffingwell