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August Featured Photo

August’s featured photo was submitted by Christopher Hill of Otisville, Michigan and features his 1958 Ford 641.

Christopher Hill’s 1958 Ford 641 at the Mackinac Bridge crossing in St. Ignace, Michigan.

“The 1958 Ford 641 Workmaster was the first tractor that my dad bought to start farming with in 1967. I learned how to drive and work the fields. My mother used the Ford in the field, raking hay up until the day I put it in the barn to start restoring it. It took 2 years to restore and many trips to Steiners for parts to make her show and parade ready. The Ford now has an easy life where it gets many oohs, aahs, smiles and thumbs up.”

Christopher Hill

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.

July Featured Photo

This month’s featured tractor photo was submitted by Ken Christopherson and features his 1941 JI Case SC Centerline.

Ken Christopherson’s 1941 JI Case SC Centerline with a self-powered hay press sit near the threshing display area at the 2017 Nowthen Threshing Show in Nowthen, Minnesota.

“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 1970’s. The tractor was parked and forgotten shortly before he passed in 1993. I rescued the tractor from the woods in 1999 and began restoration at the age of 12. I finished the tractor in 2008 at the age of 22.” said Ken.

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.

May Featured Photo

May Featured Photo

May’s featured photo was submitted by David Batliner and features a Massey Ferguson 1130. It was restored in 1994 and is one of many tractors from David and Joe Batliner’s collection. The mail pouch barn in the background is located in Lanesville, Indiana, home of the Lanesville Heritage Festival.

This photo was chosen as a winner in our annual photo contest and is featured in the 2019 catalog. Click the button below to view all of the winning photos.

April Featured Photo

This month’s featured photo was submitted by Mata Banks of New Tazewell, Tennessee. “Dancing in the hayfield is our John Deere 5410 leading the way and the rake happily following JD’s lead. We call this the East Tennessee Farming Tango.” said Mata.

This photo was chosen as a winner in our annual calendar photo contest and is featured in the 2019 Steiner calendar.

March Featured Tractor Photo

This month’s featured photo was submitted by Dale Wells.

Dale’s 1957 John Deere 720 and a John Deere 720 peddle tractor.

“This John Deere 720 diesel was purchased from a friend who planned to part it out about 3 years ago. It was in pretty rough shape. About a year later for Fathers Day my kids bought a John Deere 720 peddle tractor thinking the antique tractor would never move from its spot in the barn.
My son Jim and I began working on it, acquiring the parts to rebuild it with the help of our local John Deere dealer and Steiner, as we tried to keep it as original as possible. We finished this project mechanically in March of 2018. With the help of our friend John Eicher and his boys Jeremy and Brandon, the final touches of paint, tires and reassembly were completed just in time for my son Jim’s wedding in May. Thanks to all those who worked many hours to make this tractor come back to life!” – Dale Wells


Check out all of the winning photos from our annual tractor photo contest that were chosen to be featured in our 2019 catalog.