South of the Border:"Some uncommon farm tractors around Whitlash"
May 22, 2019
Column No. 14
Columnist's note: A tractor sitting by a shed near the Whitlash Post Office drew my attention when we first moved to town. It was a Belarus, which sure sounded Russian to me. Some stickers and name plates on the tractor stated the tractor was built at a factory in Minsk, the capital city for Belarus. Belarus is an eastern European country once part of the old Soviet Union. Turns out the tractor is owned by Urban Kultgen and his son Dan. Between the two of them they own three of the Russian-built tractors.
I started asking locals about other tractors in the immediate area that...