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Add-On Engine Boosts Tractor Power
One way to add extra power to tractors in the late 50's and early 60's was to mount an extra engine on the tractor and transmit additional power to the tractor through belts to the pto or belt pulley.
M & W Gear Co., Gibson City, Ill., came out with a piggyback engine package that included a 60-hp. Ford industrial engine that mounted at the rear of the tractor and was belted to the tractor pto. Photo shows kit mounted on Minneapolis-Moline tractor which is pulling a chisel plow equipped with an NH3 applicator.

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1992 - Volume #16, Issue #1