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1912 Wallis Bear

Apr 09, 2010

The 1912 Wallis Bear was the early start of the Wallis tractor line, which Massey-Harris acquired in 1928 when it bought the J.I. Case Plow Works of Racine, Wisconsin. E.F. “Gene” Schmidt of Bluffton, Ohio, had this giant in his extensive collection of the Wallis and Massey-Harris tractors.

 

A four-cylinder inline engine, radiator cooling, and 30/50 rating made the Bear a respected tractor for its era. The Bear measured nearly 20’ in length and weighed a hefty 10.5 tons.

 














 

This tractor was featured in the book “The Farm Tractor: 100 Years of North American Tractors,” which is available at bookstores and online booksellers and from www.voyageurpress.com.

 

"The Farm Tractor" first published in 2007 by MBI Publishing Company and Voyageur Press, an imprint of MBI Publishing Company and the Quayside Publishing Group. Copyright © 2007,  2009 by Ralph W. Sanders. 

To find out about other Voyageur Press books for the tractor enthusiast, visit www.voyageurpress.com

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