Northern Wyoming Daily News - Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 100 years

By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Almost 50 years of tractor pulls

 

July 28, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Black Bart Pulling Tractor owner and driver Jack Miller and crew chief Jay Richard attempt to attach a slipper clutch to the motor they are building for Black Bart in Miller's shop Monday afternoon.

WORLAND – Worland resident and owner/ driver of the pulling tractor "Black Bart," Jack Miller has been pulling tractors for almost 50 years, attending pulls in Canada and California and the first tractor pull in Worland around 1970.

Miller stated the first tractor pull that he went to was in Torrington, years before the first tractor pull in Worland. There he saw his first modified tractor and was hooked. He returned home and built his first single motor pulling tractor, Black Bart. "He built it all, from the rear end to the frame to the fuel tank and everything in between," Black Bart...



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