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Minneapolis Moline Tractors were the workhorses for many farmers in
the years starting in 1908, through the war years and up until 1963.
They were also every farmer's pride and joy.
The Minneapolis-Moline Company was formed in 1929 after a merger
between the Moline Implement Company, the Minneapolis Threshing Machine
Company and the Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company. They started
their tractor business with the production of the Twin City models
built by the Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company. Production of
this tractor continued through 1934 and was followed by many other
popular models of tractors. The MM line was an extensive line to fill
the need of every farmer. The White Motor Company acquired
minneapolis-Moline in 1963. General Rule of thumb: Use the six point
(parasol style) until the end of World War II. All metal parts are
finished with a special baked epoxy covered with a baked aluminum
enamel to provide resistance to rust.
From WWII on, we generally recommend the square units. Both the
curved hanger and bent shaft units were produced and used by many
tractor manufacturers. Both umbrellas feature yellow dichromate zinc
plated tubular steel frame provides a corrosion resistant, durable
finish. No painted parts.
Recently we have had many requests for the 40-inch 3 Bow Buggy
style sunshade. The sturdy design features easy installation on
tractors using home made, fender style or axle mounted brackets. Heavy
gauge steel components withstand rugged field use and strong winds.