Willys Farm Jeep History

We have published a number of posts and a few articles that cover the general history of the Farm Jeep The vast majority of our research and writing is focused on companies that provided the parts to make the Jeep a fully functioning tractor. We know that this narrow and deep research isn’t of interest to most people. So we have written and will continue to write more general narratives of the broader Farm Jeep story.

In the beginning was the ArgiJeep. Here is a start to the story –

“Jeep Day” Reporting

In July 1945, just before WWII ended, the new “Universal Jeep” was introduced to the public at Charles Sorensen’s farm.

Early CJ history

The above post was used as the basis for an article that was meant to introduce antique tractor fans to the Farm Jeep. It was the first time a Jeep had appeared on the cover in the 25 years of publication.

The annual Willys Jeep Rally offers a living history demonstration of the Farm Jeep.