Come on down the Massey Harris Lane and visit Jack's Museum.

Hi there! This is the tractor I've been looking for...a Massey Harris 50. This tractor completes my collection of all the Massey Harris models from 1920 to 1957. I have just finished the restoration, so that accounts for the big grin.
Come into the barn. Most of the small artifacts are in here. There's hit and miss engines, old tools, tractor seats, household items, and all you need to go into the pioneer dairy business. The old separator would still work if you had the cream! All the items on the walls are well labeled.
We're in the hay mow now - without the hay. Take a look at this Dog Power invention. Everybody worked on the family farm - even the dog. He would walk on the wheel which turned as he walked, and this action made the dash in the butter churn go up and down and make the butter. Our dog refuses to demonstrate.
I'm proud of this wagon. Massey Harris bought out the Bain Wagon Works and this is one of their beer wagons. This brand of wagon was used to take supplies to the Front Lines in World War One. May be this one took barrels of beer to the barracks!
When the snow is too high and the barn is too cold to work in, I have to find something else to do in the winter. A couple of years ago, I built this model Stump Puller, scale 1" to 1'. I made it from memory of the ones I used to watch pull stumps when I was a kid on the home farm.
This steam engine now has a roof over it. I'll tell you why when you get here. It is a 20 hp George White model, made in 1923. Originally it ran a saw mill in Mount Forest.
This 1917 Favorite Thresher is all made of wood. I had to completely rebuild it. It's workable, and threshed grain for a demonstration before I put it in the shed. This one took a lot of hours to get it in this state.
I got this car in Manitoba and had it rebuilt. It is a 1929 Chevrolet. This one is stationary. We also have a 1926 Chevvie convertible, and it runs well.
Here's the one we get the biggest kick out of - a Model T, 1916 Convertible 1/4 Ton Truck. We take it for a drive almost every Sunday as soon as the weather gets warm, and speed through town at 20 miles an hours. If you have an 80th birthday coming up, I'll take you for a ride.
We'll take a look now at some of the smaller implements that made the work of the pioneer a little easier. Here's an old cultivator made before 1900. And beside it is a Brantford Mower. In 1880, Harris, of Massey Harris, bought out the Brantford business, so I wanted to add this to my collection.
Here we have an old Side Rake with a new paint job. I was sure glad to get this one finished. I keep it in here out of the sun so the paint won't fade.
I guess you all recognize that this is a Massey Harris Manure Spreader with its Beatty Bros. Helper. I call this my famous politician's platform with litter carrier helping out. (I wouldn't say that if the government had helped me out in any way with my museum!)
I had to make a home for all my Masseys, so here it is. I put this shed up as supposedly my last building. We'll see. As you walk through you can read the little descriptions on the tractors, telling you where they fit on the Massey Harris Tractor Tree, from 1920 to 1957.
You are now at the back of the building. This 25 Massey is an example of the first Massey Harris Tractor produced from the Wallace design in 1930.
Although I have concentrated on Massey Harris, I do have a few other tractors made by other companies. This is a two end Ford model, originally on steel, and is an example of the first Ford tractor with the Ferguson system, made in 1938-39.
I still take this old Oil Pull for a spin every summer. This is a 1926 model of a 25/40 hp Rumley Oil Pull. It's a great old machine - makes a loud noise that the dog hates, and belches out clouds of black smoke. One year I had it parked under my wife's clothes-line when I started it up. I wasn't the most popular guy on the farm!
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