|The Holt tractors were produced by the Holt Manufacturing Company, named after Benjamin Holt - manufacturer of the first track-type tractor, which he trademarked as the “Caterpillar.” The track-type solution prevented the tractor from being stuck, since it provided more traction than round wheels. The Holt tractors were used by armies during World War I for hauling heavy artillery.|
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Press releases • Aug 06, 2019 13:30 CEST
Playing a key role in the mechanization of agriculture, tractors made their first appearance in the middle of the XIX century, thanks to the ingenuity of a group of British and American engineers.