The True Story of the Waterloo Boy Tractor

Neil Dahlstrom, manager of the John Deere Archives and History, shares his insights on this historic tractor.

Video of The Waterloo Boy Tractor

One hundred years ago on March 14, Deere & Company wrote a check for $2.5 million dollars and forever changed the future of the company. The acquisition of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company in Waterloo, Iowa, marked John Deere's permanent entry into the engine and tractor business.



The True Story of the Waterloo Boy Tractor


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