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The International Harvester Co (IH) was formed by the merger of the Deering and McCormick companies; the first tractor to bear the name was produced in 1906.

1902 The McCormick Harvesting Machine Co and the Deering Harvester Co merged and formed International Harvester . Wardner, Bushnell and Glassner , Parlin and Orendorff and the Plano Harvester Co also merged into this company

1906 First International Harvester tractor was produced at the Deering plant in Milwaukee. These were the 'friction-drive' models and were available in 10,12,15 and 20 HP capacity.

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The International Harvester Co (IH) was formed by the merger of the Deering and McCormick companies; the first tractor to bear the name was produced in 1906.

1902 The McCormick Harvesting Machine Co and the Deering Harvester Co merged and formed International Harvester . Wardner, Bushnell and Glassner , Parlin and Orendorff and the Plano Harvester Co also merged into this company

1906 First International Harvester tractor was produced at the Deering plant in Milwaukee. These were the 'friction-drive' models and were available in 10,12,15 and 20 HP capacity.

Industrial version of 454 was 2400 & 574 was 2500 (painted yellow with outboard drum handbrakes). Industrial trans option was Hydraulic Forward/Reverse or Hydro.

Industrial versions were 248/258/268/278/288. Gear drive or Hyd Fwd/rev trans except 268 which was hydrostatic drive. Roof option with heater made available (made by Sekura). Trans option TA. 684 Later Ag tractors were offered with "Super Deluxe Cab" made by Sekura.

In this timeframe, all Farmall models are row-crop tractors, all International models are utility tractors. Both Farmall and International models had hi-crop (or high-clear) versions. International models also had industrial and orchard options.

We have more articles on International Harvester history for you, starting with an excellent history of International Trucks written by International Harvester themselves. Also, we have "Harvester World" magazine articles featuring R-Series trucks:

IH is often remembered as a maker of relatively successful and innovative “light” lines of vehicles, competing directly against the Big 3. The most common were pickup trucks. IH made light trucks from 1907 to 1975. The final light line truck was made on May 5, 1975.

In 1847 he moved to Chicago and formed what eventually became known as the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. There, McCormick developed innovative marketing and distribution techniques that helped make his company a success. He also benefited from the growth of Chicago as an industrial center and rail hub. By 1858 the company was the largest farm equipment manufacturer in the United States, with assets totaling more than 1 million dollars.

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The International Harvester Co (IH) was formed by the merger of the Deering and McCormick companies; the first tractor to bear the name was produced in 1906.

1902 The McCormick Harvesting Machine Co and the Deering Harvester Co merged and formed International Harvester . Wardner, Bushnell and Glassner , Parlin and Orendorff and the Plano Harvester Co also merged into this company

1906 First International Harvester tractor was produced at the Deering plant in Milwaukee. These were the 'friction-drive' models and were available in 10,12,15 and 20 HP capacity.

Industrial version of 454 was 2400 & 574 was 2500 (painted yellow with outboard drum handbrakes). Industrial trans option was Hydraulic Forward/Reverse or Hydro.

Industrial versions were 248/258/268/278/288. Gear drive or Hyd Fwd/rev trans except 268 which was hydrostatic drive. Roof option with heater made available (made by Sekura). Trans option TA. 684 Later Ag tractors were offered with "Super Deluxe Cab" made by Sekura.

In this timeframe, all Farmall models are row-crop tractors, all International models are utility tractors. Both Farmall and International models had hi-crop (or high-clear) versions. International models also had industrial and orchard options.

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