The Story of a Classic International Harvester and the Farmall brand are legendary names. As both tireless machines and valued collector pieces, they are among the most popular tractors in the world. In this information-packed photo-encyclopedia, learn about the history and evolution of these famous agricultural icons. With more than 1,900 photos and detailed data on every tractor, truck, hay rake and hemp machine built in the company's history, 150 Years of International Harvester is the ultimate resource for these great farm machines.
Finally! A restoration guide with the kind of detail needed for a first-class job. How to Restore Your Farm Tractor is packed with hundreds of helpful full-color photographs, proven tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from restorers who know what works . . . and what doesn’t. Tharran Gaines’ expert DIY guide will walk you step-by-step through the complete restoration of your tractor, from disassembly to engine rebuild, electrics, painting, and final detailing. There’s even a handy section on parts sources. So, no matter if you favor John Deeres, Fords, Farmalls, A-Cs, or Minnie-Mos, with Gaines’ guidance, you’re well on your way to showing off your shiny “new” classic tractor!
The first general-purpose tractor with narrowly spaced front wheels, the original Farmall was designed to do fine-tuned field cultivation as well as anything a team of farm horses could do—in short, to “farm all.” The rest is history, even legend, in the agriculture industry—a legend that unfolds in these pages in full color and sharp detail. This big book features five hundred photographs of Farmall tractors, from that first experimental model introduced in 1924, through the classic lineup of International Harvester models that bore the Farmall name, to the last one to roll off the assembly line (the landmark five-millionth tractor produced at the Farmall plant in Illinois). Detailed descriptions combine with these vibrant pictures to make Legendary Farmall Tractors a full-scale appreciation of the art of farm machinery at its can-do best.
Author: Ralph W. Sanders
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
International Harvester's Farmall tractor revolutionised farming around the world. Introduced in 1922, it was an inexpensive, lightweight, general-purpose, row-crop tractor that could literally farm all. Through the years, the Farmall became one of the world's most popular tractors. This book showcases collectible International Harvester tractors from the 1910s to the 1960s, including the famous Farmall, as well as other International Harvester and McCormick-Deering models. Readers will be captivated by Ralph Sander's detailed history and outstanding colour and black-and-white photographs, historical ads, and brochures of what was the world's best-selling tractor as well as a leader in innovation and engineering.
The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors is a model-by-model encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from their first appearance in 1892 to the latest, 2009 models. Photographs showcase beautifully restored tractors as well as unique paintings and artwork from the Deere archives, rare and valuable original brochures, and studio photos of John Deere toys and models. For tractor enthusiasts, John Deere aficionados, and devotees of American farm machinery at its finest, this big book is an unparalleled compendium of pictures and facts, the best look ever at the incomparable John Deere.
In the 1960s and 1970s, John Deereâ€™s tractors evolved dramatically from small machines into large, powerful tractors with modern advances and muscular engines; it was a period of the greatest changes since the 1920s. Deere christened these tractors the New Generation. This book in the Tractor Legacy series examines these Big Green machines in detail, with archival and current photography of restored tractors, a thorough historical text, and details of model specifications and variations.
Just as with his previous titles, How To Restore Classic Farm Tractors and How To Restore Classic John Deere Tractors, Tharran Gaines's guide to rebuilding and restoring International Harvester Farmalls has the kind of detail readers need for a first class job. How To Restore Classic Farmall Tractors contains hundreds of helpful full-color photographs, proven tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from restorers who know what works- and what doesn't.
The book enthusiasts have been waiting for! From their inception in the 1940s through the end of production, this book discusses in detail the popular Farmall Cub, Bug Lo-Boy, and much-needed coverage of the Cub Cadet line. Amazing archival color images, advertisements, and detailed text deliver hard-to-find information on the development and design evolution of each model. Complete with implements, uses and improvements, serial number dates and codes, engine and carburetor coverage.
Author: Randy Leffingwell
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Release Date: 1999
If you enjoyed Leffingwell's best-selling The American Farm Tractor, this stunning volume is an absolute must read! International Harvester Tractors beautifully chronicles the history of IH tractors, from the very first tractor through the IH ag division's merger with Case in 1985. In addition to hundreds of nostalgic Farmall and IH photographs Leffingwell serves up an unprecedented collection of rare and unusual machines. The machines Leffingwell found in his travels across the US will surprise and delight even the hard-core IH fan! Exceptionally well produced in classic Leffingwell style. Recommended.
DIVIf youâ€™re a tractor enthusiast with a passion for tractor photography, Legendary Farm Tractors is a dream-come-true pictorial produced with you in mind. Containing more color photographs of more types of farm tractors than any other book in print, Legendary Farm Tractors presents tractors from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japanâ€”models from the 1880s to todayâ€”along with detailed captions, together offering a comprehensive photographic history of tractors. Organized alphabetically by make so that readers can find their favorites easily, the tractors covered here include everything from familiar manufacturers like John Deere, Ford, Farmall, Case, Caterpillar, and International Harvester to obscure tractors that have seldom been seen, such as the special streamlined Porsche coffee plantation tractor that looks more like a sports car than a piece of farm equipment. The extensive variety and distinguished photographs by noted photographer Andrew Morland make this an exceptional book for tractor buffs and the perfect gift book for any machine enthusiast./div