The Saratoga Sun -

Valley gets first gas tractor, hot pools remodeled


April 24, 1913

101 years ago

The Coming Power

The horse has seen its best day when it comes to being the power ahead of the plow. The horse has been man’s best friend and for sure work he is still, but the heavy work is being lifted from his shoulders by gasoline. The gasoline power machinery is slowly but surely taking up the heavy work.

This week, W.M. Engleheart of Encampment, who purchased 320 acres of land from D.S. Stout, on Cow Creek, shipped in the first gasoline tractor, which he will use to break up this land with. This machine will pull five plows and harrow the ground after it...

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