Durand, Illinois: Tractor on a Silo

Tasked by some higher calling, a farmer used a crane to hoist an old tractor to the top of his silo.

Address:
Baker Rd, Durand, IL
Directions:
From Durand, drive north one mile on Center Rd, then east two miles on Baker Rd. The silo will be on the left.
Admission:
Free
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Tractor on a Silo.

Tractor on a Silo

The concrete silo sits on well manicured property, but looks out of time. The adjacent home, barn, and equipment shed appear to have been built sometime in the 1970s or later. The tractor is showing a lot of rust, but someone has been up there, as a string of holiday lights is draped over it.

[Jon Morgan, 12/05/2018]

Tractor on a silo.

Tractor on Silo

At some point, a farmer had a crane place a tractor on top of a silo. [Paul, 03/05/2013]

The tractor has reportedly been on its perch for so long that the farmer who put it there has since died.


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