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    • All Aboard! Soldiers leaving North Platte Canteen

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific
    • ALL ABOARD! These time-honored words of railroading made for a daily sight at the canteen as service personnel made a quick dash out the canteen doors and for their departing train. There were occasional instances in which hapless servicemen were...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Visitors; Tractors: Drawbar test
    • Testing a tractor in background on the new concrete track at Nebraska tractor test station in Lincoln, Neb. The concrete track is shown next to the dirt track which was still used for steel track tests for a number of years. A visitor is shown...
    • PS: The Preventive Maintenance Monthly. Issue 18, 1954 series.

    • United States--Army--Equipment--Maintenance and repair
    • Army Field Forces were impressed with the results of Army Motors, an Ordinance Corps monthly magazine, and how it encouraged preventive maintenance. At the Army's request, Will Eisner produced PS Magazine in 1951, with each issue containing a short...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Tractors--Testing; Rollover protective structures; Farm tractors--Safety measures
    • A Tractor and the testweight frame ready before a SIDE IMPACT TEST. The tractor is lashed down and the impacting weight is raised. The test was conducted at Mead, NE (Ag Eaxperiment Station) It was found that these "dynamic" tests were difficult to...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Tractors--Testing; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company; Rollover protective structures; Farm tractors--Safety measures
    • Side impact test on a ROPS on a John Deere tractor. The photograph shows the lateral deformation at the moment of impact. The amount of deformation is important because it is not allowed to intrude into a "Safety Zone" around the operator. The...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Tractors--Testing; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company; Rollover protective structures; Farm tractors--Safety measures
    • Moment of impact during demonstration at Mead, NE (Experiment station). It shows the 1000kg (2205 lbs) weight at the moment of impact on the rear upper part of the ROPS. It was found that these "dynamic" tests were difficult to make repeatable,...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Tractors--Testing; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company; Rollover protective structures; Farm tractors--Safety measures
    • Cab shown after a side impact test on a John Deere with a protective structure, The permanent deformation can be seen, as well as the broken glass. The operator would have been safe, but the intrusion of the cab elements into a pre-defined "safety...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; ;Testing; Commemorating 50 years NTTL
    • Lou Leviticus beside the Allis Chalmers 8550 Diesel, which was tested in 1977, and the 1917 Waterloo Boy. The two tractors were posed this way because it was 50 years after the first tractor, the Waterloo Boy, was tested in 1920. The Allis was...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Garden tractors; Tractors--Testing
    • An unidentified garden tractor on the drawbar test. This was an unofficial test with a proprietary report providd only to the manufacturer. A driver on the Oliver test car was necessary at all times during the Drawbar tests, because the tesat car...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Garden tractors; Tractors--Testing
    • An unidentified Japan-made garden tractor during a drawbar test with the Oliver test car in tow. This was an unofficial test and a proprietary report was issued to the manufacturer only. In order to reduce the load of the heavy test car on the...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Steiger Tractor Company; Steiger tractors
    • "Steiger-Tiger Drawbar Test at Lincoln Airport The Steiger Tiger III ST-450 Test #1282. The tractor tows the Oliver tractor test car and three other tractors. All the equipment is parked he test area is the concrete apron area at the Lincoln...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Steiger Tractor Company; Steiger tractors
    • Fish-Eye view of Steiger Tiger III ST450 drawbar test (#1282, 1978) at the Lincoln Airport. The ST450 is towing he Oliver Test Car plus 2 other Steiger units as load tractors. The airport apron area was leased from the Airport Authority for this...
    • Larsen Tractor Museum, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; John Deere tractors; Deere & Company
    • "Test no. 1 made in 1920. A Waterloo Boy tractor." Advertising image showing Waterloo Boy tractor. This looks like a 1917 model because it has the "fifth-wheel, locomotive type" steering. The 1920 model was tested with an "Ackerman (atomotive...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; International Harvester Company; IHC tractors; Farmall tractors
    • Farmall 340 tractor from test 665. The tractor tows the Adams test car and a load tractor An IHC rep is driving the tractor. Two boys are riding their bicycles alongside the tractor. This was prohibited in later tests because of the possibility...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; IHC tractors; International Harvester Company
    • The International 4300, test # 815. The 4300 4-wheel drive is seen towing a number of load tractors on the test track. It is possible that the Adams test car was behind the last load tractor because it's frame could not carry the full drawbar load.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Harris tractors
    • the Harris Power Horse during Drawbar tests. The tractor is towing the Adams test car plus a "load unit". The Power Horse was tested only on the drawbar because it lacked a PTO or Belt Pulley. It was a 4-wheel drive with a skid steer system.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Ford tractors; Ford Motor Company
    • A side view of a Ford TW-15 4WD tractor from test 1536. The tractor is parked behind the test lab's South Door. The term 4WD is actually a misnomer because that stands for 4-wheel drive. Later this system was, correctly, called Front Wheel Assist...

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