International A 1946
International A 1946
Model history
Model introduced 1940
Model discontinued 1947
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by International I-14
Superseded by International Super A
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model C-113
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 18 belt, 16 drawbar
Governed rpm 1400
Displacement cu in /(litre) 113 ci
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3 in
Stroke in (mm) 4 in
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
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 4.00-15 4-ply
Rear 8-24 4-ply
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 105 in
Width (inches/meters) 56 in
Height (inches/meters) 63 in
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 1940 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 19.5 ft
Wheelbase 70 in
Other info
Factories Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Plow rating 1-16"
Nebraska Tests No. 329
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The International A was built by International Harvester from 1940 to 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Model History Edit

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

The International A was an industrial version of the McCormick-Deering Farmall A, identical except for a heavy-duty front axle and foot throttle. It was often fitted with diamond tread rear tires.

Timeline Edit

Factory locations Edit

  • Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

  • Standard tires
    • Front: 4.00-15 4-ply
    • Rear: 8-24 4-ply

Variations and Options Edit

  • Electric starting
  • Pneumatic "Lift-All" implement lift system
  • Adjustable front axle
  • Optional tires
    • Front: 5.00-15 4-ply (1946)
    • Rear: 9-24 4-ply (1940), 10-24 4-ply (1946), 10.00-24 6-ply (1947)

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1940 IAA6744 41499 Serial range includes Farmall A-AV-B-BN and International A
1941 41500 80738 Number built included with Farmall A
1942 80739 96389
1944 96390 113217
1945 113218 146699
1946 146700 182693
1947 182964 198298
1947 200001 220829
Total built

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References / Sources Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wendel, C. H., 150 Years of International Harvester, Crestline Publishing, Sarasota, Florida, 1981

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