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This information was contributed by John McLucas through our messageboard. I want to thank John for taking the
time to compile this information and for his time in typing it. This site continues to be a valuable resource
due to the hard work of people like John and I can't express in words the gratitude I feel for his help.

Humbly,
Tony Turner
WebMaster

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Posted by John McLucas on Friday December 09, 2005 at 6:52:PM 

Several weeks ago before Tony had to delete all posts someone posted asking for information lisitng all MM 
models. There are excellent sources such as Brian Rukes book, "Illustrated Buyers Guide-Minneapolis Moline 
Tractors." Books such as Brian's are more detailed with model history, serial number lists and more. Since many 
of us don't have these books I thought I would post some abbreviated information on this site that I have compiled 
over the years. There may be some errors or omissions, so comments and corrections are welcome. This is a 
discussion board and I would like your input to the posts I plan to list in the next few weeks. Some of the long 
time users of this site may have seen some of it before, but since Tony had to delete all posts I thought I would 
list it again. This is a great site, and I appreciate the work that goes into it and all of you.

Sincerely,
John McLucas in Georgia.
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Minneapolis-Moline Models List

In 1929, the Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Company was 
formed by the merger of three old line farm equipment 
companies, the oldest dating back to 1865.

The M-M's "Minneapolis" line from 1929-1936:

17-30A 30 belt hp a 2 plow tractor
17-30B 1926-29 30 belt hp a 2 plow tractor at 6,800 lbs,
27-42 42 belt hp a 4 plow tractor at 8,300 lbs,
39-57 57 belt hp a 5 to 6 plow tractor at 10,000 lbs.

The M-M's "Twin City" line from 1929-1936:

K-T 1929-34 25 belt hp 11 drawbar hp
17-28 1930-35 28 belt hp 22.5 drawbar hp
21-32 1930-34 32 belt hp The "21-32" became the "FTA" in 1935
20-35 1928-35 35 belt hp
27-44 1928-35 44 belt hp a 4 plow tractor at 9,200 lbs, also known as "AT"
16-30 1936 30 belt hp a 2 to 3 plow tractor at 7800 lbs

The M-M Twin City Row Crop tractors from 1930 to 1937:

MT 1930-34 36 belt hp
KT-A 1934-38 33 belt hp
FT 1932-37 39 belt hp
FT-A 1935-38 44 belt hp
JT 1934-37 27 belt hp
LT 1930

The Minneapolis-Moline "Visionlined" tractors began in 1936. 
These were the first tractors developed, produced and 
marketed under the Minneapolis-Moline brand name. The following 
Prairie Gold "Letter" models were offered between 1936-59.

"R" 1939-55 23.22 belt hp early years to 27.09 belt hp late years
"Z" 1936-55 26.84 belt hp early years to 37.48 belt hp late years
"U" 1938-57 36.48 belt hp early years to 51.27 belt hp late years
"G" 1938-59 55.00 belt hp early years to 74.95 belt hp late years

Also the Uni-Tractor was designed, built, and marketed by M-M from 1951-1962.

Uni-Tractor "L" 1951-62 45 pto hp (nick named the Minneapolis-Moline Motorcycle)

In 1951, M-M purchased the BF Avery company and began selling the Minneapolis-Moline 
models "V", "BF", and "BG" which were principally Avery tractors painted in the 
M-M prairie gold color and sold as M-M.

Hp Engines
V 1951-55 Hercules IZB3 4 cylinder
BF 1951-57 27 belt hp Hercules IXB3SL 4 cylinder
BG 1951-57 27 belt hp Hercules 1X3SL 4 cylinder

The Minneapolis-Moline Powerline series. Coverage of the lower to mid power ranges 
was established by this line of M-M tractor models. MM slightly changed the color 
to Power Yellow with the introduction of the 335, 445 & 5-Star "power lined" series. 
These replaced the R, Z, & U. Although it is very similar in color, power Yellow is 
darker, more orange than Prairie Gold.

335, 1956-61 33 belt hp
445, 1956-59 41 belt hp
Five Star 1957-61 54 pto hp, 283 cid gas, 336 cid diesel

In 1959 the "Constellation Series" tractors which began with the 1957 5-Star is expanded.
Jet Star, 1959-62 44 pto hp
Four Star, 1959-64 46 pto hp also sold as Four Star Super
M-5, 1960-64 61 pto hp 50 drawbar hp (gas) 336 cid gas, Lp, & diesel
Jet Star 2, 1963-64 44 pto hp
M-504, 1962-63 61 pto hp 336 cid, A 4WD M-5
Jet Star 3, 1964-70 44 pto hp sold as Jet Star 3 Super (66-70)
In 1963/4 MM changed the paint color from Power Yellow to Energy Yellow (an industrial yellow.)

Jet Star 3, 1964-70 44 pto hp sold as Jet Star 3 Super (66-70)
M-602 1963-64 61 pto hp A slightly updated replacement for the M-5 (Ind.Yel.)
M-604 1963-64 61 pto hp 336 cid, A 4WD M-602
M-670 1964-70 73 pto hp 336 cid, (sold as M670 64-65 & M670 Super 66-70)
U-302 1964-72 56 hp (sold as U302 64-65 & U302 Super 66-70)

With the introduction of the G-VI in 1959 all M-M "G" series tractors were six cylinder. The 
G-VI and 704 remained Power Yellow. Then beginning with the G-705 and G-706 the color was 
Industrial Yellow. These were the largest most powerful "G" series of M-M tractors and included:

G-VI................................... 1959-62 78.49 belt hp (diesel)
G-704................................. 1962 101.6 pto hp 704 is 4WD version of G-VI
G-705, & G-706.................... 1962-65 101.6 pto hp 705 is 2WD & 706 4WD
G-707 & G-708..................... 1965- 101.6 pto hp 707 is 2WD & 708 4WD
G-1000............................... 1965-69 110 pto hp
G-900 & G-1000 Vista......... 1967-70 98 and 111 pto hp
G-950, G-1050 & G-1350....... 1969-71 97 hp, 110 hp, & 135 hp
G-1355................................ 1972-73 142 pto hp
G-955.................................. 1973-74 98 pto hp

The White Motor Company purchased Oliver Farm Equipment Corp. in 1960, Cockshutt Farm Equipment 
Corp. in 1962, and M-M in 1963. After the purchase, White began consolidating production of the 
tractor brands and sold the following four Oliver models as Oliver, Cockshutt, and M-M with the 
principal differences being the paint color, decals, and grill. These were mid-sized Oliver 
tractors painted Meadow green, MM energy yellow or Cockshutt red. They were:

Oliver 1555 1970-75 = MM G-550 1971... also = Cockshutt 1555 53 pto hp
Oliver 1655 1969-75 = MM G-750 1971... also = Cockshutt 1655 70 pto hp
Oliver 1755 1970-75 = MM G-850 1971... also = Cockshutt 1755 86 pto hp
Oliver 1855 1969-75 = MM G-940 1971... also = Cockshutt 1855 92 pto hp

The Four Wheel Drive articulated-steering M-M tractors were the:

A4T-1400, 1969-70 139 belt hp 504 turbocharged diesel
A4T-1600, 1970-72 143 pto hp 585 cid diesel or 504 cid LP

The M-M Jet Star 3 was painted red and sold as the "Cockshutt 1350" from 1966-1968 as follows: 
serial numbers, 2832844-2893 (1966), 3141-3390 (1967) and 4546-4625 (1968). Also a Cockshutt 
red M-M 1355 was sold in Canada as the Cockshutt 2270 & in the US as White 2270.

Jet Star 3 = Cockshutt 1350 1966-68 44 pto hp (380 units were sold)
MM G-1355 = Cockshutt 2270 1972-75 142.6 pto hp

From 1971-1975 White sold two diesel imports made by Fiat as Oliver, MM, &Cockshutt. The

MM G-350 (1971 only) = Oliver 1265 (1971-75) = Cockshutt 1265 41 pto hp. - 3-cylinder
MM G-450 (1971 only) = Oliver 1365 (1971-75) = Cockshutt 1365 54 pto hp. - 4-cylinder

White also took large horsepower MM tractors and sold them as Oliver tractors with Oliver numbers 
and colors. These were principally Minneapolis-Moline tractors painted Oliver green with an Oliver 
grill and Oliver decals. In later years Oliver transmissions and differentials were used. These were:

MM G-950 1969-71 = Oliver 1865 1971 only 98 pto hp
MM G-1050 1969-72 = Oliver 2055 1971 only 110 pto hp
MM-G-1350 1970-71 = Oliver 2155 1971 only 135 pto hp
MM-A4T 1400 1969-70 = Oliver 2455 1969-70 139 belt hp 504 turbo diesel
MM-A4T 1600 1970- 72 = Oliver 2655 1971-72 143 pto hp 585 cid diesel or 504 cid LP
MM G-955 98 pto hp = White 1870, 1973-74
MM G-1355 42 pto hp = White 2270, 1972-75

In 1969 the Minneapolis-Moline and Oliver identity began to disappear after White Motor Company 
officially "merged" the three companies and formed White Farm Equipment Company. After consolidating 
the tractor models in the 1960's and selling the same tractors as Oliver, M-M and Cockshutt, White 
stopped using the Oliver, M-M and Cockshutt names. In 1972 White began selling tractors under the 
"White" brand name and by 1974/75 exclusively as "White."

AGCO, a billion dollar corporation with headquarters in Duluth, GA purchased White Tractors in 1991, 
and acquired White-New Idea by 1993.


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