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    Big Bud

    The Heartland Museum is proud to be the current home of the "World's Largest Farm Tractor". The 16-V 747 built in Montana was originally built for deep ripping and has been used by farms in California and Florida.  Over the last 20 years the tractor has toured many farms and museums and now rests in Clarion, Iowa.

    Some of Big Bud's Statistics:

    - 900+ Horsepower

    - 16 Cylinder Engine

    - 27' Long

    - 20' Wide

    - 14' Tall

    - 8' Tire Diameter

    - 1,000 Gallon Fuel Tank

    - 130,000 Lbs.