7/24/2019 11:26:00 AM Restored Case tractor brings back memories
Phil Waugh of rural Stewartville put his restored 1955 400 Case tractor on display at the 37th annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show, sponsored by the Root River Antique Historical Power Association, on July 19, 20 and 21. “I wanted to show it off after I had it completely redone,” Waugh said. “I was pretty proud of it after I got it restored.” Case tractors were the featured machines at this year’s Root River Show.
Ray Henselin brought nine Case tractors to this year’s Root River Antique Historical Power Association’s Antique Engine & Tractor Show, including this 1952 LA Case model he purchased at Apache Junction, Arizona two years ago. Henselin said he and his family started collecting Case tractors back in the 1970s at an annual antique auction in Richland Center, Wis.
Sixty-three years ago, Oren Lecy bought a 1955 400 Case tractor. At the time, Lecy needed a tractor to help him work his 400-acre farm. Phil Waugh of rural Stewartville, Lecy's son-in-law, said Lecy used the tractor for a variety of tasks... For more on this story pick up your copy of the July 23 Stewartville STAR.