GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Sep. 3, 1956


Warm & Cool Tractor. New comfort for the hitherto weather-beaten and windburned farmer is promised with the coming of a tractor that is air-conditioned in summer, heated in winter. The experimental tractor, its cab encased in glass and steel, was displayed by its inventor. J. F. Schaffhausen, of Cockshutt Farm Equipment. Inc., in Doylestown, Pa. Sparing the farmer from the seasons, says Schaffhausen, will reduce fatigue and boost his life expectancy, save him an annual bad weather loss of $1,000 and 30 working days. If brisk demand develops, Cockshutt will...

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