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Waterloo Boy R

Waterloo Boy R tractor photo
1914 - 1917
Standard-tread tractor
Previous model:Waterloo Boy L
Next model:Waterloo Boy N

There are thirteen recorded variations of the Waterloo Boy model R (not including the California Specials) designated by a letter suffix, from RA to RM. Round-spoke rear wheels were replaced with flat-spoke on the RG, serial number 1511. The fuel tank changed from vertical to horizontal at serial number 4089 (RJ).


Manufacturer:Waterloo Boy
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:9,310
Original price (USD):$850 (1917)


California Special:single front wheel

Waterloo Boy R Engines:

   Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 5.4L 2-cyl kerosene
   Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 6.5L 2-cyl kerosene
   Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 7.6L 2-cyl kerosene
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Fuel:20 gal [75.7 L]
Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:6,200 lbs [2812 kg]
Front tire:28
Rear tire:52
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R Serial Numbers:

Location:Right side of engine, near starting crank
photo of R serial number

1914: 1026
1915: 1401
1916: 3556
1917: 6982
Final: 11020

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Waterloo Boy R Power:

Drawbar (claimed):12 hp [8.9 kW]
Belt (claimed):25 hp [18.6 kW]
Plows:3 (14-inch)


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual chain and capstan
Cab:Open operator station with steel pan seat

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