John Deere Through 175 Years

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John Deere's Life

Feb 7, 1804 - May 17, 1886

John Deere invents Steel Plow

1837

John Deere invent the world's first self-polishing plow

Company Moves to Moline, IL

1848

John Deere's company which was invented in Grand Detour, Illinois moves to Moline, IL.

The Hawkeye Riding Cultivator is invented

1863

Trademark for the Moulds used for the plows

1864

John Deere recieves patent for moulds used for casting plows

Deere & Company

1868

The Company is incorporated as Deere & Company

Gilpin Sulky Plow

1875

The Gulpin Sulky Plow is invent

Waterloo Boy

1918

Deere & Company buys Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company

Old Generation Tractors

1923 - 1959

New Generation Tractors

1960 - 1969

Generation II Tractors

1970 - 1989

Generation III

1990