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[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a steam powered tractor with farmer standing on the back. Farmer is in the process of plowing the field. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Even in its early days, Houston was an agricultural center. Farm machinery such as this steam tractor helped Houstonians make the most of their natural resources. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Tractor working at Kishi Rice Farm]

Description: Photograph of a man running a tractor on the Kishi Rice Farm in Terry, Texas. This 3,500-acre farm was founded by Kichimatsu Kishi, located on the Southern Pacific Railroad between Beaumont and Orange. The town of Terry, Texas no longer exists.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tractor working at Kishi Rice Farm]

Description: Photograph of a man running a tractor on the Kishi Rice Farm in Terry, Texas. This 3,500-acre farm was founded by Kichimatsu Kishi, located on the Southern Pacific Railroad between Beaumont and Orange. The town of Terry, Texas no longer exists.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Armstrong Tractor Company [Displays New Tractors]

Description: Photograph of employees of Armstrong Tractor Company displaying the new Ford tractor and equipment. Signs read "We Welcome the New Ford Tractor to Texas" and "Ford Tractors Flown to Austin by Braniff for State Highway Department, Armstrong Tractor Co." A crowd of men and boys gather to look at the new equipment.
Date: February 25, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of a Caterpillar bulldozer and truck at work]

Description: Photograph of a Caterpillar bulldozer with chain attached to a post being used to scrape material out of the back of a grain truck. There is a man walking toward the bulldozer. The photograph was taken on the George Ranch where the men are probably making silage. Trees in background. Stamped on back in blue: "Photograph by David J. Morris Houston Post Houston, Texas".
Date: 1935 - 1945
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A man on a tractor in a field on the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a man on a tractor in a field on the George Ranch. The man is wearing a white shirt and a dark colored hat. There is a white barn in right background. Trees in background from barn to left edge of photograph. Partial view of another tractor on right side of photo. Photo is slightly blurred. Stamped in black on back of photograph: "4680".
Date: [1938..1945]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[George Ranch farm worker sitting on the Massey Harris tractor]

Description: Photograph (copy of an original) of a George Ranch farm worker. The man sitting on the Massey Harris tractor is wearing light colored pants, shirt, and hat. He has "busters" or plowing equipment attached to the tractor. The back of the photograph has "Mr. Ed Kopychinski" written on back on blue. Partial view of fence in right background with tree on far right. Back of photo is watermarked: "This Paper Manufactured By Kodak".
Date: [1938..1955]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Tractors in the rice field at the George Ranch]

Description: Photograph taken on the George Ranch of tractors in the rice field. The men may be preparing to plant rice. Planters are attached to the back of the tractors and sacks of rice are on the right side of the photo. There is a girl standing on right near the sacks; storage tank behind her. Man on tractor on left; two men standing behind tractor in center. Stamped in black on back of photo: "4680".
Date: 1938 - 1945
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park