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    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Scales
    • 1940. Oil used during test is weighed. Before the test oil is drained from the tractor. New oil is weighed and put in the tractor. After the tests the oil is drained and weighed again. The difference is the oil used during the test. The photograph...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors; Farm tractors--Testing; Oliver tractors; Oliver Farm Equipment Company; Zink, Carlton
    • 1941 Oliver Row Crop 60 HC during test #375. Carlton Zink (in hat) on far left. The other two men are Oliver Reps. The tire is marked "Test K. "The tire that is on the rear of the tractor is marked Test F,G,H. They apparently changed tires...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; LeRoi tractors; McPhail, W.; Bryan, Billy, 1921-; Olson, Gordon
    • 1948. Belt test no. 402. Centaur KV 48. with G. Olson, W. McPhail, Billy Bryan. Centaur KV-48 in the tractor test lab. A belt runs from the tractor pulley to the dynamometer in the adjacent room. Gordon Olson mans the dyno controls, W. McPhail...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Case Corporation; Case tractors
    • 1969 or 1970 model Case during drawbar test #1030 to #1035." The tractor tows the Oliver test car plus a load tractor. The Cushman three-wheeler was used to carry the early sound measuring equipment which was later moved into the rear test-car cab,...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Caterpillar Inc.; Caterpillar tractors
    • " Caterpillar Diesel 75 during a warm-up/break-in run." The photograph shows the tested tractor towing two side-by-side rows of load tractors. and the Adams test car. This is a very old Photograph and it looks as if the track still had a small...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Equipment; Dynamometer
    • "150 HP Dynamometer being used to measure PTO or Belt Horsepower. Photograph shows test equipment and instrumentation inside the tractor test lab. The dynamometer is labeled with a placard explaining the Horsepower calculation. A Test Lab Engineer...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors; Tractor Power and Safety Day; John Deere tractors; Waterloo Gasoline Engine Co.
    • "1892. The "Old Froelich". The Granddaddy of Today's Farm Tractors. Forerunner of the Now Famous John Deere Line. It was shown at the Ag Engineering Tractor Safety Day in 1957." Side view of Froelich gasoline powered tractor on a flatbed.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • "1933. Drawbar test of the Caterpillar Diesel 75." The Caterpillar crawler is towing the oldc "bathtub" test car and several other load tractors. In the background is the (what is today) the Activities Building on the East Campus..
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company; Zink, Carlton; Lammert, Red; Schnitter, John G.
    • "1940-1941. Checking Drawbar data for test 366. M. Hansen (john Deere). C.L. Zink (NTTL director). Red Lammert (JD Rep). J. Schnitter (NTTL)." The John Deere B is towing the Adams test car. J. Schnitter is on driving the tractor. He is...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Instrumentation: The Service Recorder
    • "1940. A service recorder is used to record total hours of engine operation." From the recording trace, made on pressure-sensitive paper, one can determine hours of PTO and Drawbar operation because the tracings are different. Carlton Zink...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company
    • "1940. First step in preparing for test is the Oil drain & new oil weighed in. Test no. 363. Carlton Zink, Harold Schudt." The men are crouching at the side of the Allis-Chalmers C and draining oil into a pan beneath the tractor.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors; Tractors; Allis-Chalmers tractors; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; Crawler tractors
    • "1940. Tractors arriving for test" Unloading tractors for tests 360, 361, and 362. Allis-Chalmers crawlers HD-7W, HD-10W, and HD-14 are being driven down a wooden ramp as they are unloaded from a box car on a special railroad siding.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company; Smith, C.W.; Zink, Carlton; Brackett, E.E.; Hurlbut, L.W.; Schnitter, John G.; Hansen, Merlin
    • "1941. Checking clearance volume following test #366 of the John Deere B. From left to right C.W. Smith, Carl Zink, E.E. Brackett, L.W. Hurlbut, John G. Schnitter, Merlin Hansen." The tractor is hanging from its front wheels, because the engine...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Garden tractors; Larsen, Lester F., 1908-2000; Larsen, Danny; Powell, Lou; Arms, Milo; Sabe, Abou; Furst, Bob; Heller, Ray
    • "1946. First tractor tested following World War II. Test no. 379. L.F. Larsen, Danny Larsen, Lou Powell, Milo Arms, Abou Sabe, Bob Furst, Ray Heller." Group photo of men and a boy gathered around an Ellinwood 3000-1 Bear Cat. The Adams tractor...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Oliver tractors; Oliver Corporation; Burns, Pete; Dommel, Homer
    • "1947. Drawbar test of Oliver Row Crop 88HC. Test no. 388. Pete Burns & Homer Dommel are the company representatives. Pete Burns in the driver's seat. Homer Dommel (Oliver Rep)mis standing near the tractor's rear tire. The Adams test car and the...

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