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Allis-Chalmers Co: Model WC

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February 1944.
1936. Allis Chalmers WC. Reg No: JE 4572.
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1942. Model WC.

Note: This is a sub-section of Allis-Chalmers Co

The Model WC was a row crop tractor made by Allis-Chalmers from 1933 to 1948.

Until 1938, the WC had a smaller radiator and tires. It was also the first tractor tested with rubber tires in the Nebraska tests. The WC has a 4 cylinder, 201 cubic inch 4" bore x 4" stroke engine and was tested at 22 drawbar and 30 belt horsepower.

The WC was popular in the Great Depression; it was made partially from already existing components and would pull a two bottom plow. Also, its steel channel iron frame eliminated the need for heavy castings as in the Model U and Model UC.

With its minimalistic design and price and on rubber tires, about 178,000 were made from 1934 to 1948.

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