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The Oliver company can be traced back to Charles Hart and Charles Parr, who started the Hart Parr company in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1897 to manufacture small gasoline engines. With financial backing from Charles Ellis, Hart Parr moved to Charles City, Iowa, in 1901, and built a new factory. By this time, they were mounting their gasoline engines on frames with wheels. They called their contraptions gasoline traction engines. Their marketing department found that this was too hard to describe, so they coined the term ‘tractor’.

Hart Parr went through a number of reorganizations, mergers, and buy-outs over the years. Notable are the 1929 purchase by James Oliver to become the Oliver Farm Equipment Company, Oliver's purchase of Cletrac (makers of farm crawlers), 1960 purchase by White Farm Equipment, merger with Cockshutt and Minneapolis Moline, and the White bankruptcy which lead to a series of inept owners including Allied and New Idea. Oliver is now part of AGCO. The last tractor bearing the Oliver logo rolled off of the production line in 1976.

Oliver did not make the biggest, most powerful, or largest number of tractors. They did, however, have cutting edge engineering that pioneered many of the features of modern tractors. They also were the best looking of any tractor line ever produced. As a result, classic Oliver tractors are highly collectible, and Oliver collector shows are held across the nation. Farmers are very loyal to their equipment suppliers. I grew up in an Oliver family, so am very particular about the colors of the tractors that I like. They have to be Olive Green and Fleetline Yellow for the older tractors, and Meadow Green and Clover White for the newer tractors.

Collected below are pages/photos of various Oliver tractors and their cousins taken at farm power and collector shows. Also included is a series of pages/photos of a large Oliver farm toy collection. Some of these pages/photos were taken by my older brother, Loren Weeks, and are used with permission.

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Oliver Logos

Oliver Logo

Oliver Corporation Logo

Oliver Logo

Oliver White Farm Equipment Logo

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Hart Parr Tractors 1901-1929

12-24
12-24
12-24

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Oliver Hart Parr Tractors 1930-1937

18-27
18-27 Row Crop
18-28
18-28 Standard
70 (Unstyled)
70 NF
70 NF Spokes
70 NF Spokes
70 NF Spokes
70 NF Spokes
70 NF Spokes
70 NF Spokes
70 NF Steel
70 NF Steel
70 NF Steel
70 NF Cultivator
70 WF Cultivator
70 Orchard
70 Standard
70 Standard

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Oliver Streamline Tractors 1937-1948

Oliver 60
60 NF
60 NF
60 NF
60 NF
60 NF
60 Standard
60 Standard
60 WF Plow
Oliver 70
70 NF
70 NF Cultivator
70 NF Spokes
70 WF
70 Standard
Oliver 80
80 NF
80 NF Diesel
80 NF Spokes
80 Standard
Oliver 90

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Oliver Fleetline Tractors 1947-1954

Oliver 66
66 NF
66 NF
66 NF Cultivator
66 WF
66 Diesel WF
66 Orchard
66 Orchard
66 Standard
66 Standard
Oliver 77
77 NF
77 NF
77 NF
77 Diesel NF
77 Diesel NF
77 WF Canopy
77 Diesel WF
77 Orchard
77 Standard
77 Standard
77 Standard
Oliver 88
88 Diesel WF
88 Orchard
88 Standard
88 Standard
Oliver 99

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Oliver Super Series Tractors 1954-1958

Super 44
Super 44 (Red)
Super 44 (Red)
Super 44 (Red)
Super 55
Super 55 (Green)
Super 55 (Green)
Super 55 (Red)
Super 55 (Red)
Super 55 (Red)
Super 55 Diesel (Green)
Super 55 Diesel (Red)
Super 55 w/Loader (White)
Super 66
Super 66 NF
Super 66 Diesel NF
Super 66 Diesel WF
Super 66 Diesel Single
Super 66 Diesel Single

Super 77
Super 77 NF (Green)
Super 77 NF (Green)
Super 77 NF (Red)
Super 77 NF (Red)
Super 77 Diesel NF (Green)
Super 77 Diesel NF (Red)
Super 77 WF (Green)
Super 77 WF (Red)
Super 77 Orchard Diesel
Super 88
Super 88 NF (Green)
Super 88 NF (Red)
Super 88 NF (Red)
Super 88 NF (White)
Super 88 Diesel NF
Super 88 WF (Green)
Super 88 Highcrop (Green)
Super 88 Highcrop (Red)
Super 99
Super 99 GM Diesel

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Oliver 3-Digit Tractors 1958-1975

Oliver 440
440
440
Oliver 550
550 (Bars)
550 (Bars)
550 (Bars)
550 (Bars)
550 Loader (Bars)
550 ROPS (Bars)
550 Special
550 (Checker)
550 (Checker)
550 (Checker)
Oliver 660
660 NF
660 NF
660 NF
660 WF
660 WF
660 WF
Oliver 770
770 NF (Bars)
770 NF (Bars)
770 NF (Bars)
770 NF (Bars)
770 NF (Bars)
770 NF (Checker)
770 NF (Checker)
770 WF (Bars)
770 Highcrop LP
770 Orchard LP
770 Orchard
770 Standard

Oliver 880
880 NF (Bars)
880 NF LP (Bars)
880 Mint Green
880 WF (Bars)
880 Standard (Bars)
880 Standard (Bars)
880 Standard (Bars)
Oliver 950
950 Diesel
Oliver 990
990 GM Diesel
Oliver 995
995 GM Diesel

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Oliver 00-Series Tractors 1960-1964

1600
1600 NF Cab
1800
1800 NF
1800 NF
1800 NF
1800 NF
1800 NF LP
1800 NF Purple
1800 WF
1800 WF
1800 WF Cab
1800 WF Cab
1800 Diesel WF
1800 FWA
1800 FWA
1800 Diesel FWA
1800 FWA LP Cab
1800 Diesel Standard
1900
1900 Diesel FWA
1900 Diesel Standard

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Oliver 50-Series Tractors 1964-1969

1250
1450
1550
1550 NF
1550 Highcrop

1650
1650 WF
1650 WF
1650 Diesel WF
1750
1750 WF
1750 WF Radio
1750 Diesel WF Special
1850
1850 NF Purple
1850 WF
1850 Diesel WF
1850 Diesel WF Purple
1850 Diesel Standard

1950
1950-T WF
1950-T Diesel WF
1950 Limited Edition
2050
2150
2150 Diesel Tanks
2150 FWA Cab
2150 FWA Tanks

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Oliver 55-Series Tractors 1969-1975

1255
1355
1555
1555 WF
1655
1655 NF
1655 WF
1655 Diesel FWA
1655 Standard

1755
1755 WF Duals
1755 WF
1755 Diesel WF
1755 WF Loader
1755 WF (Red)
1755 WF Tanks
1855
1855 WF
1955
1955 WF Cab
1955 WF (Red)
2055

2155
2155 Cab
2255
2455
2655

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Oliver 65/70-Series Tractors 1971-1975

1265
1465
1865
1865

1870
2270
G-1355
G-1355 WF Cab

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Miscellaneous Olivers

Crawler
HG
OC-3
OC-4
OC-4
OC-4
OC-6
OC-9
OC-96
Implements
#2 Plow
Grain Drill
#4 Corn Picker
Rake (Back)
Rake (Front)
Spreader
73S Corn Picker
210 Sheller
840 Corn Chopper
Industrial
70 Industrial
OL-200 Loader
900 Industrial
66 Industrial
550 Industrial
990 Scraper (Side)
990 Scraper (Front)
1650 Industrial Loader
244 Forklift

Garden Tractor
Garden 75
Garden 105
Garden 105
Garden 105
Garden 125
Garden 125
Garden 145
Garden 145
White Town & Country
White Town & Country
Mighty Tow
2-44
2-62
Olivers In The Wild
Tractor w/Cab & Loader
Tractor w/Loader
Tractor w/Cab
550 w/Super 55 Nose
Scale 550 Replica

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Oliver Tractor Cousins

Cletrac
Cletrac A
Cletrac AD
Cletrac B
Cletrac BD
Cletrac CG
Cletrac E
Cletrac HG-68
Cletrac (Red)
Cletrac W
Cletrac The General
Cockshutt
Cockshutt 70 Standard
Cockshutt 70 Standard
Cockshutt 70 Standard
Cockshutt 30
Cockshutt 30 (Gambles)
Cockshutt 660 WF
Cockshutt 660 WF
Cockshutt 1250 Highcrop
Cockshutt 1550 Standard
Cockshutt 1655 Diesel FWA
Cockshutt 1950 Diesel

Minneapolis Moline
UTU w/Cultivator (Side)
UTU w/Cultivator (Back)
UTU w/Cultivator (Front)
G750 NF
4AT-1600 Red
White Farm Equipment
White WFE 2-155 FWA

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Donie & Bev Fischer Oliver Farm Toy Collection

Outside View Oliver Implements Yoder 550s
Antique Toys More Implements Yoder Super 55s
Early Olivers Shelf Full Of Olivers Checkerboard Models
Custom Made Toys Oliver Crawlers Misc Toys

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Oliver Tractor Links

Cletrac Crawler Tractors
Dumont Museum
Gottman Toys
Farmersville Equipment
Fastrac Antique Tractor Site (Oliver Page)
International Cockshutt Club
Minneapolis-Moline Collectors
Minneapolis-Moline Fan Site
Oliver Decals
Oliver Hart-Parr Collectors Assn
Oliver Heritage Magazine
Outback Toy Store
Tractor Forum
YouTractor Video Site

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