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About Allis Chalmers B

With its long history in Middle America and its distinct orange coloring, Allis Chalmers is one of the iconic names in the story of farm power and industrialization. Allis Chalmers has a solid background in farm machinery production, but its introduction of the Allis Chalmers B model was a targeted attack on a distinct segment of the market being ignored by its competitors. With its compact size and marketing literature that encouraged farmers to transition away from horses to machine-powered farming, the Allis Chalmers B tractor was aimed firmly at the small family farms of the Midwest and northern Europe. The tractor was widely available and wildly successful, selling over 120,000 units during a production run that spanned nineteen years, from 1938 until 1957. The tractors are popular collectors' items today, and model-specific parts, like an Allis Chalmers B seat, starter, or steering wheel are easily located among the variety of reputable sellers on eBay. Whether you are looking for a fixer-upper or a restored parade model, the perfect Allis Chalmers B is waiting for you.