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Model history
Model introduced 1954
Model discontinued 1956
Model status Discontinued Discontinued
No. produced 136
Preceded by International Super A
Superseded by International 130
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model C-123
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 20 belt, 18 drawbar
Governed rpm 1400
Displacement cu in /(litre) 123 ci
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.125"
Stroke in (mm) 4"
Cooling system water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type sliding gear
Gearbox make International
Forward 4
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category drawbar
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 106"
Width (inches/meters) 56"
Height (inches/meters) 64"
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 2600 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 17 ft
Wheelbase 71"
Other info
Factories Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Plow rating
Approximate Cost new in (year) $1830 (1956)
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The International 100 was built by International Harvester from 1954 to 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

Model History Edit

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

For row-crop version see: McCormick Farmall 100

The International 100 replaced the Super A-1 industrial. It was nearly identical to the Farmall 100 and only 136 of the International version were built in two years.

Tractor Comparison Edit

Other makes and models competing most closely with the International 100 industrial tractor were the Allis-Chalmers IB, Case VAI, and John Deere MI. During 1956 International Harvester replaced the International 100 with the more powerful International 130.

Make & model Pto hp Weight (lb) Price ($)
International 100 20 2600 1830 (1956)
Allis-Chalmers IB 22 2365 1525 (1957)
Case VAI 21
John Deere MI 21
International 130 22 2650 1950 (1958)

Note: Some specifications and prices for comparison tables from [1] and [2]

Timeline Edit

Factory locations Edit

  • Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Louisville Works, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

  • 123 ci 4-cylinder gasoline engine
  • 4-speed transmission
  • Standard tires
    • Front: 5.00-15 4-ply
    • Rear: 9-24 4-ply

Variations and Options Edit

  • Optional tires
    • Rear: 10-24 4-ply

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1954 501 504 4 Number built calculated from serial number range
1955 504 574 71
1956 575 635 61
Total built 136
  • Note: Implement & Tractor magazine and the Tractor Blue Book also listed these serial numbers. Several other books show the same serial numbers for the International 100 as for the Farmall 100.

Preservation Edit

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See also Edit

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References / Sources Edit

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  1. Hall, Mike, Ed., The Official Tractor Blue Book 2010, Price Digests, Overland Park, Kansas, 2009
  2. Larsen, Lester, “Farm Tractors 1950-1975”, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1981
  3. 3.0 3.1 Heartland Guides Division, Hot Line Antique Tractor Guide, Vol. X, Heartland Communications Group, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 2010

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