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Linn Tractor
« on: December 31, 2017, 12:53:27 PM »
In an effort not to hi-jack Loggah's thread on his Lombard and  the work he did and shared with us
I thought this would be in order.

Do you have pictures with a snow plow on one ?

http://www.coachbuilt.com/bui/l/linn_mfg/linn_mfg.htm

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Re: Linn Tractor
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 02:09:19 PM »
That is probably the best linn documention out there, even if they have a few lombard pictures described as Linns :D .My1925 Linn was originally a plow truck for the city of morris N.Y., was rebuilt in 1931 and was sold to Ford & Smiley Linn and Buick dealers in Skowhegan Maine. They sold it to Joe Chinchette  a maine contractor and was used for hauling and snowplowing. Joe Chinchette 's business is still going strong with family members,it is now "CHINBRO" bridge and highway contractors. Don
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 03:32:05 PM »
I'm liking both of these threads. Keep the history coming! I appreciate the work you're both putting out to us, thank you!
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Re: Linn Tractor
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2018, 07:57:30 AM »
now I have this overwhelming urge to build something very similar. I happen to have a 1987 Jeep comanche 2wd metric ton with a straight 6 in it. I bet that would be a fun platform to start with :)
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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2018, 02:07:57 PM »
A few years ago a person in Canaan had a old cletrac crawler,took out the engine and radiator ,and grafted the front of a small toyota  ,or datsun pickup to the front of it. I dont think it would steer very quickly unless he made up linkage from the steering brakes and put it into the cab, i didn't check it out that close. Don
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« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2018, 02:11:16 PM »
that sounds intertesting but I couldn't cannabalize the OC3 we have.
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« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2018, 04:52:42 PM »
Loggah  , Morris is no city! Lol it's a small town about 15 miles from here. I need to stop and take a picture of the one they have on display in town.
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« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2018, 07:00:32 PM »
Its probably bigger then the town i live in !!Campton!!  :D I know they have tractor serial number 1 there ,and its in running condition,pretty amazing it would be 101 years old. Don
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