Author: Robert N. Pripps
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
All the classic farm tractors you remember, plus new ones to discover, are all here in this complete photo-packed collection. A classic farm tractor is a conversation starter and a comforting reminder of childhoods on the farm and adulthoods twisting a wrench in the driveshaft. Tractors are cultural touchstones of another era, as familiar as the smell of apple pie baking in a farmhouse kitchen. All of that nostalgia is here in "Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors." In this photo-saturated guidebook, you'll recognize the big brands of classic farm tractors, such as Allis-Chalmers, J. I. Case, Caterpillar, John Deere, Ford, and International Harvester (including Farmall). Also well-represented are small and no-longer-existing brands like Advance-Rumely, Cockshutt, Eagle, Fate-Root-Heath, Harry Ferguson, Friday Tractor, Hart-Parr, and Minneapolis-Moline. There are tractors from the United States, Canada, and Europe. "Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors" includes more than just handsome color photos of these powerful machines. Each model description includes all the pertinent details: engine rpms, type of fuel, maximum speed, wheel configurations, weight, number of plows the tractor can handle, and variations. With more than five hundred tractor models and an array of color photographs depicting the most iconic ones, "Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors" is a valued addition to any tractor lover's bookshelf.
Author: Robert N. Pripps
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Release Date: 2004
Farmall tractors are very popular among restorers and collectors. "The Field Guide to Farmall Tractors is the only book on the market geared to the enthusiast who wants a field guide devoted exclusively to International Harvester's Farmall models. Readers can trust this book's content: it carries the name of Robert Pripps, one of the most respected tractor authors. Following the format of our exceptionally popular "The Field Guide to Vintage Farm Tractors and "The Field Guide to John Deere Tractors, The Field Guide to Farmall Tractors is filled with hundreds of appealing color photographs, plus information on more than 50 models, from the early general purpose row-crop tractor that could literally "farm all" to models of the early 1970s. This convenient, pocket-sized, easy-to-carry volume also includes brief histories and specifications of the model series.
"This book is an indispensable illustrated resource for railfans and families on road trips, filled with easy-to-find information on locomotives and rolling stock, such as railroad cars, coaches, and wagons"--Provided by publisher.
The Big Book of Farmall Tractors is thefirst book of feature every Farmall model. It chronicles the background of McCormick-Deering and International Harvester and outlines the beginnings of IH's production of the treasured Farmall tractor from its inception in 1923 (the lightweight, general purpose row-crop tractor that could literally farm all") until the last model rolled off the assembly line in the mid 1970s. Highlights include stories of the innovative spirit of the "McCormick Men," the battle with John Deere to produce the best-selling, most popular tractor, and the challenges IH faced when the 560 and 460 models failed in the field. This comprehensive volume also includes descriptions and hundreds of color photographs of all models, complete with performance comparisons (based on the University of Nebraska tests); chronicles the exciting beginnings of International Harvester; and places IH events in a larger historical context. But wait, there's more! The text is complemented by our "signature" variety of artwork: fabulous current color photographs, historic black-and-white images, period ads, brochures, and collectibles.
Author: Ian M. Johnston
Publisher: New Holland Pub Pty Limited
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Technology & Engineering
The Magic of Old Tractorsï¿½is an historical record ofï¿½classic tractors, their owners and their enthusiasts, asï¿½well as a personal account of the author's manyï¿½experiences in this area.ï¿½ It features rare and unusual tractors in impressiveï¿½color photographs, many of which have never beenï¿½published before, accompanied by text that describesï¿½the machines' individual histories.ï¿½The Magic of Oldï¿½Tractorsï¿½is a must-read for 'afficionados', as well asï¿½anyone with an interest in antique machinery,ï¿½mechanics, or the rapidly disappearing history of ourï¿½farms.
Farmall, International Harvester and Case-IH tractors built from 1958 to 2013 are covered with in-depth information about how these tractors were designed and constructed. The story traces the innovations and struggles of the final days of Farmall and International Harvester, and then the exciting story of the creation of the Case-IH Magnum, an innovative machine that blends some of the great engineering done by International Harvester in the their final days with thoughtful engineering additions and refinements from the newly blended team.
Author: Robert N. Pripps
Release Date: 1995
John Deere Model B Restoration Guide Robert N. Pripps Restoring your Model B? This helpful guide leads you through the entire restoration, from front pedestal to drawbar, of your John Deere general-purpose two-cylinder Model B, BR, BO, BI, BN, BW, BNH, AND BWH, as well as the rare BW-4 and experimental HX, including styled and unstyled versions, Hi-Crops, and more. Determine which parts are original for your tractor and how they should be restored to1 percent authenticity. Illustrations include rare Deere archive photographs, parts drawings, early brochures and literature. Sftbd., 8 1/4x 1 5-8, 192 pgs., 238 b&w ill.