Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements & Antiques [NOOK Book]

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The evolution of the modern farm


Finally, an encyclopedia reference work covering American farm implements and farm-related antiques from the 1800s through the 1940s. Through Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements & Antiques, follow the exciting and fascinating technological advances in farm equipment that made the United States the breadbasket to the world.


Thoroughly researched, this guide features nearly 2,000 rare illustrations of ...

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Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements & Antiques

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Overview

The evolution of the modern farm


Finally, an encyclopedia reference work covering American farm implements and farm-related antiques from the 1800s through the 1940s. Through Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements & Antiques, follow the exciting and fascinating technological advances in farm equipment that made the United States the breadbasket to the world.


Thoroughly researched, this guide features nearly 2,000 rare illustrations of farm equipment - the most poplar to the most obscure - from firms such as Deere & Co., J.I. Case, Allis-Chalmers, International Harvester and McCormick. Trace the history of:


Alfalfa Grinders

Balers

Corn Binders

Corn Harvesters

Cultivators

Elevators

Drills

Hay Tools

Milking Machines

Plows

Saws

Threshers

Washing Machines

Plus Much More!


If you have an interest in farming and history, you'll love Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements & Antiques. Not only does it identify and illustrate farm equipment, but it explains how this equipment was used and reveals many of the trials and tribulations farmers faced in using it. Also includes current price ranges for thousands of implements and antiques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440225338
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 4/6/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 768,980
  • File size: 89 MB
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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Very good book.

    Good book covering many of the older farm equipment from around the turn of the century. Brings back good menories of the old days. Showed much equipment that I had never seen before. Makes me wonder how my dad manager to farm in those times.

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