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    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Oliver tractors; Oliver Corporation
    • "1948. Veteran trainees visiting test lab during test no. 404." Side view of an Oliver Row Crop 77 HC on the test track towing the Adams test car. The Veterans are seated and standing on the two load tractors. (A RATHER UNSAFE PRACTICE)
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Oliver tractors; Oliver Corporation
    • "Test no. 405. 1948. Pete Burns (Oliver rep), Wm. Watson (Oliver Rep), and G.W. Olson (technician)." Side view of Oliver 77 HC Standard on test track, with rear wheels jacked up. Pete Burns is turning a crank at the front of the tractor. Watson...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors; Gibson tractors; Gibson Manufacturing Corporation; Warner, Charles J., 1875-1955; Downes, George
    • "1948. New models Gibson H & I Tractors. . Charles Warner and George Downes are standing in front of the Gibson tractors. The tractors are parked on the West Side of the old Tractor Test Building.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Ford tractors; Ford Motor Company
    • "Test no. 393 Ford 8N." Group photo of unidentified people (representatives and engineers from Ford, kneeling are technicians of NTTL) in front of the Adams test car on the test track. The Ford 8N is shown from the side and is hooked up to the...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Ford tractors; Ford Motor Company
    • "Test no. 393. Ford 8N." Unidentified men are gathered around the Ford 8N. The Adams test car and a McCormick-Deering load tractor being towed by the Ford 8N. Note the bar on the rear wheels which holds the wheel revolution counters.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Garden tractors
    • "1948. Test no. 398. Allis-Chalmers G during the drawbar test. The Allis-Chalmers G is towing the Adams Test Car, which has a load generating attachment behind it. Two operators are on the load unit The old test lab and various tractors are in...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Warner, Charles J., 1875-1955; Farm tractors--Testing; Oliver tractors; Oliver Corporation
    • "Senator Charles Warner (Father of the 1919 Tractor Test Law) visiting during test no. 391 of the Oliver Std. 88 HC tractor." Charles Warner is standing beside the Adams test car, which is towed by an Oliver which is being tested. Behind the test...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Larsen, Lester F., 1908-2000; Heller, Ray; Powell, Lou
    • "1948. Tiger Cat belt test no. 390, 1948 Les Larsen (Chief Engineer in Charge), Ray Heller (company Rep), Lou Powell (student/technician) Photograph taken in old test lab. Larsen is running the dynamometer controls.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Massey-Harris Company; Massey-Harris tractors
    • Belt test of the Massey-Harris 22RT. Test #403, 1948. The Massey-Harris tractor is shown from the rear. The drive belt extends toward the dynamometer. An unidentified factory Rep is standing at the front of the tractor and a technician in a lab...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors; Gibson tractors; Gibson Manufacturing Corporation; Warner, Charles J., 1875-1955; Larsen, Lester F., 1908-2000
    • L.F. Larsen and State Senator Chas Warner. Charles Warner and Lester F. Larsen are standing in front of the two new Gibson models in 1948. Photo taken outside the old test lab.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; LeRoi tractors
    • "Using Centaur as loading unit following test no. 402." Side view of the Centaur KV-48 tractor on the test track. Not clear why the front is lifted, but it might have been because the steering system didn't allow the Centaur to be towed since it...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Massey-Harris tractors; Massey-Harris Company
    • Test no. 401. Massey-Harris Pony. R. Valentine, H. Hartz, E. Dahl (Factory Rep), H. Mizner, V. Hitt. behind the Massey-Harris Pony tractor inside the tractor test lab. Note the RPM Counter on the front of the tractor and the time clock on the...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Cannon, Craig
    • "1948. Craig Cannon demonstrates new type adjustable wheel." Side view of Allis-Chalmers tractor, with Craig demonstrating the Power-Adjustable feature of the rear wheels. The photo was taken outdoors with the tractor test lab in the background.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Crawler tractors
    • "Test no. 397. Max. drawbar pull test. 37,556 lbs pull was obtained. The Allis-Chalmers HD-19 crawler is on the test track towing the Adams test car. The latter is towed separately from the 4 "load tractors" because of the lesser strength of its...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Crawler tractors
    • Hitch for loading units." The photo was taken from the rear of the Allis-Chalmers HD-19, facing the equipment that is hitched behind it. The central part of the image shows the special hitch attaching the Allis-Chalmers to the other tractors. The...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Crawler tractors
    • "Test no. 397. Hitch arrangement for testing HD-19." Side-view of the hitch arrangement between the Allis-Chalmers HD-19 crawler and the tractors hitched behind it. The Adams test car is offset and is not in the line of pull. It only measures...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Intercontinental tractors
    • "Test no. 400. 1048. The Intercontinental was the first Texas-made tractor." The Intercontinental C26 towing the Adams test car, and a Massey-Harris 55 load tractor. A company rep and a Lab technician are shown facing the tractors. The old...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Crawler tractors
    • "8 year old boy driving the HD-19, a 40,000 lb tractor. Test no. 397." Tractor is diven on the dirt track. The Agricultural Engineering Building (Chase Hall today) is in the background.

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