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The Big Book of Farm Tractors (Town Square Book) Hardcover – 15 Jan 2002


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This volume chronicles the entire history of American farm tractors from 1855 to the present. Organized chronologically by themes that explore such developments as the gas engine, crawlers, the first four- wheel drives, orphan tractors, and modern articulated machines, it shows how machinery forever changed farming. In addition, author Pripps and p

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Detailed descriptions of every category of farm tractor 8 April 2001
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Superbly and profusely illustrated with color photography by Andrew Morland, Robert Pripps' The Big Book Of Farm Tractors: The Complete History Of The Tractor 1855 To Present presents an informative text enriched with brochures, collectibles, and tractor lore that will delight anyone with a fascination with, and appreciation of, farm tractors and their role in making America the source of agricultural wealth and prominence it enjoyed beginning in the late 1800s and lasting throughout the 20th century. Here are detailed descriptions of every category of farm tractor from early steam powered models through the diesel age. Short essays define the times and old black-and-white period photographs are the stuff of which nostalgia is made. Big, beautiful, and ideal for gift giving and community library memorial fund acquisition selection, The Big Book Of Farm Tractors is an entertaining as it is informative.
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By Amanda Busch - Published on Amazon.com
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This had really neat pictures in it. I loved being able to give it to my dad (who buys everything he wants) and he enjoyed looking through it. He was really excited to read up about some of the tractors he and his dad owned.
the big book of farm tractors 21 Sep 2011
By gm826 - Published on Amazon.com
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fantastic!!! this is by far the best book on this subject i have ever seen. my purchase was a used book but it was in new condition. great value!!
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