Elvis Presley's John Deere tractor
June 2, 2009
The restoration is a cooperative effort between Elvis Presley Enterprises and Deere & Co. Students at Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, Miss., restored the tractor with guidance from Deere.
Elvis acquired his John Deere 4010 tractor with the purchase of a Mississippi ranch in 1966. It later was used at Graceland, which replaced the tractor recently with a new model and decided to prepare the old tractor for display.
In celebration of this new exhibit, a special edition, die-cast version of the tractor will go on sale in November at authorized John Deere dealers nationwide.
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