Katy resident Stanley Short discovered the Model B John Deere tractor in 2010 and began a six-year restoration project. (Rynd Morgan/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Johnny Nelson Heritage Museum received a 1940 John Deere tractor on Aug. 26. The tractor is on perpetual loan from Stanley Short, grandson of A.L. Short, the original owner of the tractor. Short recovered the tractor in 2010 and has driven it around downtown Katy on weekends and in Katy FFA and in Rice Harvest Festival parades before loaning it to the museum, which is located at 6002 George Bush Drive, Katy. 281-574-8618. www.cityofkaty.com
Want more from CI? Becoming a CI Patron grants you access to an exclusive weekend newsletter and CI Swag. Your one-time or monthly donation catapults our mission to hire high-quality journalists and provide trusted news in Texas communities.