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.

Engineering had to design and fabricate a new front axle in order to make these tractors. These standard F-30 front axle was an inflexible casting. It could not be arched to provide higher clearance.
Photo by Randy Leffingwell