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Title Holt Caterpillar Tractor Working a Pickering Farm Field, ca. 1911
Object Name Image, Photographic
Date 1911
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1915
Description A Holt Caterpillar Tractor, which was probably built in 1911, is at work pulling multiple harrowing devices through a field at the Pickering Farm. The tractor is steam powered and has a wheel on the front and two caterpillar tracks on the back. There is a canope, a la a river barge, over the entire tractor. One man sits in the driver's seat, at about the midpoint of the tractor's decking, and four men stand or sit around the harrows.
See other images of this tractor at Pickering's farm in 1911 at 2017.8.4 and 86.18.272B.
Subjects Farming, Dairy
Farming, General
Pickering Farm
Pickering Barn
Catalog Number 2017.008.003