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H8535-12 Photograph, depicting a Rumely 'Oil-Pull' kerosene tractor, built 1910-1918, mounted on a board, photograher unknown. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of a Rumely “OilPull” tractor, 1910-1918

This is a photograph of an American Rumely “OilPull” tractor made in La Porte, Indiana, between 1910 and 1918. It is part of a small collection of 17 photographs of early cars donated to the Museum in 1969.

Rumely was one of the pioneering manufacturers of large and heavy tractors which were similar to steam traction engines but needed less labour, fuel and expertise to operate. Rumely tractors burned kerosene with water injection to improve fuel consumption and increase power when running und...

Summary

Object No.

H8535-12

Object Statement

Photograph, depicting a Rumely 'Oil-Pull' kerosene tractor, built 1910-1918, mounted on a board, photograher unknown

Physical Description

Photograph, depicting a Rumely "Oil-Pull" kerosene tractor, built 1910-1918, mounted on a board, photograher unknown

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of a Rumely "OilPull" tractor, 1910-1918 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 11 December 2019, <https://ma.as/252145>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/252145 |title=Photograph of a Rumely "OilPull" tractor, 1910-1918 |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=11 December 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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