August’s featured photo was submitted by Christopher Hill of Otisville, Michigan and features his 1958 Ford 641.
“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.”
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.
This is a 1949 Minneapolis Moline ZAU that was the first tractor my Dad, Norbert Zangl, bought after farming with horses on the Zangl family homestead since the mid 1930s. It was purchased from Otto Neumann Steam Engine Company of Fond du Lac, WI in 1949 for the price of $1350. That price also included the corn cultivator.
I inherited the tractor after doing a large welding job for my Dad. When he insisted on paying me I told him I’d rather have the “Z”, as it was always called. After stopping in the field in the mid-1980s, it had been coaxed to the fenceline and that’s where it sat for 7-8 years. Sometime after that it was pulled into an old storage shed with a dirt floor, and sat there for another 6 years. When I towed it out in 1997 the tires were sunk in the ground up to the rims.
I worked on it off and on for 10 years, taking it apart down to the last nut and bolt, cleaning the parts by hand, burning out one drill, and going through so many wire brushes I finally lost count. I bought a second tractor to use for engine parts, fenders, etc. Total time on restoring just the tractor was 700 hours.
In April 2008, when it was finally done and ready for painting, we had a garage fire. The Z was still up on blocks only needing new tires and couldn’t be moved. Luckily the fire never made it to that corner of the building, and it was saved. Painting was completed by Capital Painting of Waupun, WI in July of that year. The corn cultivator that Pa bought with the tractor was restored during the winter of 2011-’12; and the hay mower, purchased in ’54, was finished in July of 2013.
In the August 2008 the Z made its debut at the MM National Summer Show in Burnette, WI sponsored by the Dodge County Antique Power Club. Now that it’s completely restored, it’s only used for parades and display at tractor shows – a well deserved rest for Pa’s first mechanical horse.
Roger Zangl of Lomira, Wisconsin
*This photo is a winner of the Steiner Tractor Parts 2020 catalog photo contest.
The lucky winner of February’s $200 Steiner gift card is Harold Miller of Louisville, Kentucky. Harold has been a Steiner subscriber since 2014 and his favorite tractor brand is John Deere. Congrats, Harold!
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The best I can come up with it is a 1960 601-Workmaster Diesel. Bought in Taylor Texas new by Myles Williams. He had a construction company Soley & Williams Construction where he used the tractor pulling a roller to pack down the roads. Mike Williams ( son) took over the company and continued to use the tractor.
About 2002 he closed the company, but he kept the tractor and took it down to his ranch in South Texas where he mowed grass with it. In 2016 I bought the tractor which made me the second owner. I then started to restore the tractor and found about Steiner Tractor Parts. I bought all my parts from them and when I needed help they were right there and gave me the help I needed. I use the tractor today on my acres keeping it clean. I will be looking at the old tractor for many years because I had to promise Mike I would not sell it before he would sell it to me.
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Receive a free ornament when you purchase a gift card for $25 or more, or add an ornament to your order for just $5.99. Hurry and get your ornament to hang on your tree or display in your barn before they are gone.
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December’s featured photo was submitted by Brett Nordwald of Warrenton, Missouri.
If you’ve received your new Steiner catalog, this photo will look familiar as it was chosen to be the cover of our 2019 catalog. The photo features a 1957 Farmall 450 owned by the Cobb family of Montgomery City, Missouri. It has been in the family for four generations now and was restored by Brett. Congratulations to Brett and the Cobb Family!
To view all of 2019 catalog contest winning photos, click here.
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We’re hitting the road to join our Mecum Auction friends at their Iowa Premier in Davenport, Iowa November 8th-10th. With over 500 tractors and 800 signs & farm relics available, this is an auction you won’t want to miss!
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