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Iowan Don Rimathe is ready and waiting for winter with this little-but-mighty outfit in his driveway, as a big rig does its plowing on the nearby highway. The Farmall Cub first appeared in 1947, designed for small commercial farms, but it quickly became popular as a maintenance tractor for acreages, and a big-boy toy for hobby farmers. It featured a 4-cylinder L-head engine, the IH C-60 (C for carburetor, 60 for engine size—59.5 cid.), testing 6.75 drawbar hp at 1,600 RPM. Don’s is a later version, restested in 1956 at 1,800 RPM giving 7.86 drawbar hp. Blade’s perfect for plowing snow, smoothing driveways. Blade can alos be mid-mounted to make little road grader.
Great to see this photo that I took for Classic Tractor. I was at Don's place on a -10 degree day. A snowplow went by and I was lucky enough to get this bonus element.