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.

1930 Improved Power Farmall Prototype. Ken Holmstrom's prototype showed subtle features that distinguished it from late-production Regulars. The canted front wheels were the first giveaway. Internally, the improvement in power came from new engine pieces.
Photo by Randy Leffingwell