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Celebrating a 100-Year Legacy of Tractors at John Deere


Apr 5, 2018 - 8 months ago

By Supply Post

Current employees share their historic family ties dating back to the acquisition of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company.

One hundred years ago Deere & Company changed the course of agricultural history when it purchased the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company and with it, the successful Waterloo Boy tractor line.

While many events have helped shape John Deere during its rich 181-year history, likely none has been as transformative as Deere’s entry into the tractor and engine business on March 14, 1918.

One hundred years later, there are still family ties to the Waterloo Boy tractor from current employees. See how their pride and loyalty are reflected in the work they do today.


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