Tractor Lessons: A Farm Kid’s Rite of Passage

For 10-year-old Margret Aldrich, learning how to maneuver a Farmall tractor around her family’s Iowa farm was par for the course. Now, it’s her son’s turn to discover the wonder and wisdom of his first tractor.

Tractor Lessons
The coming of the tractor, along with electricity, television and a host of other “modern” conveniences, marked the beginning of a new era in agriculture.
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