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Visiting the Old Home Place

Postby Stanton » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:37 am

Entered the 2013 Cass County Fair Parade this summer in Pleasant Hill, MO. After the parade was over and while I was in downtown P-Hill, I drove over and snapped a picture of my 1948 Cub with Grosshart post hole digger in front of the building where it was made. This used to be the home of J. R. Prewitt & Sons Manufacturing who built diggers, tractor-mounted cement mixers and reverser/reducers (among other machines for industry). Had their own forge in this facility where they made cast iron as well.

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Re: Visiting the Old Home Place

Postby gitractorman » Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:14 am

Stanton,
That's pretty cool! Also, beautiful tractor. I really like the white wheels and grill. I bet that post hole digger is "fun" in the parades, watching for low wires and tree branches..... Just how high up is that drive shaft?
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Re: Visiting the Old Home Place

Postby Stanton » Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:33 am

gitractorman wrote:Just how high up is that drive shaft?


About 10'+ feet. Gotta be careful, that's for sure!
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Re: Visiting the Old Home Place

Postby pickerandsinger » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:15 pm

It amazes me the attachments/implements they made for these tractors...I would love to spin the auger on one of those diggers. :lol: ...( I spun a lot of them as a Lineman for the power company)....Cool picture. :thanx: ...Dave
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Re: Visiting the Old Home Place

Postby Rudi » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:43 am

pickerandsinger wrote:( I spun a lot of them as a Lineman for the power company)....Cool picture. :thanx: ...Dave



Dave:

You mean like this one :?:

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Re: Visiting the Old Home Place

Postby randallc » Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:19 am

Stanton, thanks for posting. Looking good, looking good.
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