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1967 Black Jack Custom Built Muscle Tractor

You Probably Haven’t Seen A Tractor Like This Before!That’s because there’s only one! Jack McCabe from Ohio couldn’t find a tractor with enough power to meet his farming needs, so in 1967 he built his own.

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McCabe was 26 years old and lived on a farm near Dublin, Ohio where he worked planting corn. He built the tractor in an area that is now Phase 43 of Muirfield Village, a nearly 34 acre expanse of subdivision homes.Watch the story about Jack and him buiding his custom big farm tractor.

The demand of the land prompted him to find a solution the old-fashioned way: by doing it himself. Despite the uncertainty of friends and family, he persisted and finished.

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The tractor at the end of the line wastall and muscular, painted flat black and trimmed with bright orange.The tractor is powered by a 200hp Cummins engine. The result was aFrankenstein’s monster-like vehicle, assembled from parts found all over the world.