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I am looking for TMC manuals, parts catalogues, advertisements, photos, etc. Any information you have about the Townsend tractors would be appreciated. Scans, copies, originals, stories. If there are shows you have seen a Townsend and have photos, please post them. If you have a comment or story about the Townsend, please share it.

Anything and everything Townsend, I am interested.

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Welcome to Stak Jeremiah.......

I have 2 or 3 Townsend tractor videos at my youtube channel.......
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Excellent. I will check them out! I appreciate it.

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Nice videos. Thank you. Looked more like 5 or 6 videos on a quick glance. Are the fair mor townsends more common? Most internet videos are of the fair mor. One video had Townsend on the side of the radiator. Was that original?
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I don't know much about Townsend tractors other than I like them. There is a 30-60 Townsend at the show at Rollag, MN. I believe this is a very rare size.
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I would like to see a 30-60. In person I've seen a 10-20 and a 15-30.
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Here are 2 15-30 Townsend power units we are working on. We have been soaking the pistons to eventualy get them loose. One piston and rod is missing and will have to be recast. After restoration one will be heading back to Crosby and the other to our Albany show. Joe P
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There is one at the Reynold's Museum in Wetaskiwin that is run most years at the Harvest Festival. Renny (from this forum) is the lucky? guy that usually runs it. He may chime in with some more comments.
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There is a small one at the Little Log House Show in Hastings, Mn.
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here is a 12 25 which resides in Austin Manitoba, it came from Erickson Manitoba, when it was relatively new. I say relatively because all we know on it is that some farmers saw it at a junkyard and traded for it and used it for threshing. have steered the 30 60 townsend at rollag once and it was the worst handling tractor ive come across but it was interesting.
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Jeremiah......the 25-50 and 30-60 Townsends are of the same physical size.
We had a 25-50 Townsend here at the shop that a friend of mine purchased at the famous Oscar's Dreamland sale.
The tractor now resides in Carthage, NC.
I have a few photos of a 10-20 stationary power unit we bought from John Tysse some years ago.
John said it was only one in existance.
He had a few parts lying around for a larger power unit but not nearly enough to make anything out of.......at least without having a significant number of castings made.
I'll hunt around for some pics soon.......
I have a number of photos of a 12-25 Fair-Mor (Townsend) at my website.
Check out the "About Me" in my profile.
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