1954 John Deere Model 50
Aug 16, 2011
Cover tractor for Fastline Oklahoma edition.
Tractor of the month owned by Mike and Libby Long, Sedan, Kan. Restored by Basil Long, Ochelata, Okla.
This tractor was restored as an FFA project for the Caney Valley FFA Chapter. The tractor was exhibited at the Tulsa State Fair agricultural mechanics contest, placing third, and at the State Fair of Oklahoma agricultural mechanics contest it placed second. Basil also used the tractor to apply for a state FFA proficiency award in the area of agricultural mechanics repair and maintenance, for which he placed second. The tractor is still used every summer in the Longs’ haying operation, pulling rakes.