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.

1936 F-12. After assembling 25 preproduction versions of this tractor, Rock Island Works got down to business and series manufacture started on January 11, 1933. IHC continued to produce these models into 1938.
Photo by Randy Leffingwell