Author: Andrew Morland
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Release Date: 1997
The tractor changed the way America farmed. Follow the iron workhorse through the years as Morland fills the pages with great old John Deere, International, Farmall, Ford, Fordson, Case, Oliver, Massey and other tractors in 80 color photos. Fascinating details of their development and brief histories of the companies round out the story of U.S. and Canadian manufacturers.
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.
Over 200 beautiful photos of turn-of-the-19th-century farm, ranch and other related implements manufactured prior to early tractor development. Author and collector, Chuck Elsbree identifies many of the manufacturers and models. He effectively describes the functional and mechanical purposes and operating features of the equipment. Includes Seeders, Cultivators, Harrows, Plows, Haying Equipment, and over 30 additional pieces of equipment, including Subsoil Ripper, Wood Tank Sprayer, Corn Kernal & Husk Remover, Windmill & Pumb, Fertilizer Spreader, Bemis Plant Setter, Fordson Tractor, Oxhead Yoke, Single Trees, Slip Scraper, Manual Fresno, Fresno Canal, Road Leveler, Flatbed Wagon, Cargo Wagon, Hand-Drawn Fire Hose Cart, Wine Presses, Scythe & Stable Fork, Forge, and more. All of the equipment is on display at the Elsbree Family Vineyard Ranch in Windsor California.
Author: C. H. Wendel
Publisher: Krause Publications
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
You could say that interest in collecting vintage farm tractors is plowing ahead, but that would be an understatement. Interest is actually racing forward. You could say these tractors are a ton of fun, but they are actually 'tons' of iron-giant fun. Vintage tractors, once viewed as useless relics of days gone by, are now looked upon in a different light. Collectors and historians alike are buying these 'iron horses' to restore them to their original pride and power. This exhaustive reference work offers histories of more than 900 different tractor makers: Case, John Deere, Allis-Chalmers, Ford, plus hundreds of obscure tractor companies. Historians, collectors and those who just love old farm tractors will love this book.
The definitive visual history of the tractor The complete history of farm machinery, from steam and vintage tractors to the latest combine harvesters is showcased in this lavishly illustrated volume. Packed with images and tractor data on more than 200 iconic machines, The Tractor Book explores the entire range of tractors and farming machines from around the world, such as Fordson Model F and Massey-Harris GP. Histories of famous marques, such as John Deere and Massey Ferguson, sit alongside immersive visual tours of celebrated machines. The Tractor Book covers how tractors work, their history, major marques and catalogues tractors from every era making this a must-have for anyone fascinating by these extraordinary machines.