From the March 9, 2016, MidWeek "Looking Back."
1916, 100 Years Ago.
"Fred Vanderbeck, local representative for the Fairbanks gasoline farm engine, will receive a carload (train) of these splendid little engines next week. A large number of farmers are buying such engines as these each year and the demand is increasing so rapidly that factories have been unable to keep up with their orders."
Move over horses and mules.
In Other Words, Get 'Em Now Or Miss the Boat. --RoadDog