"Like I say, I've always liked mechanical stuff anyhow, and so it was just great. Well, there's no comparison, you know. You could do the work in a couple hours what you did all day with horses…
   "The tractor didn't get tired, you could run it as long as you wanted to. The person that was driving the tractor got tired, not the tractor. Before it was the horses that got tired, you know…
   "With horses there was always a lot more work. Yeah, because a tractor you could go home and shut it off and walk to the house, you know. It was great. I thought it was wonderful."

Harry Hankel & Horses to Tractors


Other Excerpts from Harry Hankel's Interview:

Pearl Harbor
Harry's War and POW Experience
Coming Home after the War
First Television
Biggest Change in Farming