This month’s featured tractor photo was submitted by Ken Christopherson and features his 1941 JI Case SC Centerline.
“The tractor was built and test on January 28th, 1941 and shipped to Peavey Elevator Company in Wahpeton, North Dakota on January 29th, 1941. My grandfather, Norman Christopherson, saved this tractor from a salvage yard in the early
Ken has been maintaining a registry for the 1941 Case SC Centerline tractors for about 5 years and currently there are only about 70 documented Case SC Centerlines known to remain.
“The 1941 Case SC Centerline is a rare tractor because of the center-hood exhaust and air intake. Only the first few hundred Case SC’s were produced this way. Shortly after being released, JI Case received visibility complaints and decided to redesign the exhaust to exit the side of the hood.” said Ken.
This photo was chosen as a winner in our photo contest and will be featured in the upcoming 2020 Steiner catalog. Check out the other winning photos here.