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My husband and I love to visit and take tours of the John Deere factories. This time it’s the Engine works tour. We visited on a Monday morning and started our tour at 9:30. We started with a movie and talk by one of our...More
Granted, this tour was my husand's choice, but I enjoyed it and learned a thing or two :-). It was interesting to see the process of building an engine, and the tour was conducted in a very professional and yet friendly manner.
It was very interesting to see the Engine Works. There was not a lot happening when we visited though. We preferred the tour of the Northeast site where tractors and cabs are assembled. If you have time, take both tours; if not, take the Northeast...More
The John Deere Engine Works tour was very interesting. The tour begins with a short film and then you ride a tram around the factory. The tour is guided by very knowledgeable retired employees. I'm not much of an "engine person", but really enjoyed the...More
The tour of the John Deere Engine Works was one of the most interesting I've been on. The tour was guided by very knowledgeable retired employees that were so much fun and very interesting. The tour starts with a short film then on to the...More
We took this tour but could not get the cab tour. This tour is very well organized and very informative. The tour leader was someone who had worked for John Deere for many years and knew what he was talking about. This was a 1...More
Totally worth the time and effort to see this tour. We are lifelong Deere fans and shareholders, so there is a special connection here. Most everything regarding this tour is well thought and presented at no cost to you. You ride on a Deere powered...More
I guess I hadn't really thought about how you made an engine before but I didn't expect it to begin with a huge lump of metal. That pretty much sums up the factory tour here at John Deere. I won't even try to explain how...More