A gas powered tractor for small-scale farmers
Garden tractor manufactured by the
Gilson Bolens Manufacturing Co.,
Port Washington, Wisconsin, 1928-1939
This multi-purpose, walk-behind garden tractor helped bring the advantages of gasoline power to small farmers and market gardeners across America. The Gilson Manufacturing Co. of Port Washington, Wisconsin, was the first company to attach a gasoline engine to a multi-purpose gardening tractor.