Farm Tractors: The History of the Tractor

Farm Tractors: The History of the Tractor

by Robert N. Pripps
     
 

Here is the complete illustrated history of the farm tractor, from the steamers of the 1850s to the current monstrous machines. Whether you're someone who has farmed or someone simply with a love of the land, this book will give you a new perspective on the enormous influence of the tractor upon the American farm and culture. Detailed descriptions of tractors

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Overview

Here is the complete illustrated history of the farm tractor, from the steamers of the 1850s to the current monstrous machines. Whether you're someone who has farmed or someone simply with a love of the land, this book will give you a new perspective on the enormous influence of the tractor upon the American farm and culture. Detailed descriptions of tractors especially significant to each period, essays on events defining the times, personal stories, memorabilia, and old black-and-white photos of farm scenes make this a complete look at one of America's greatest innovations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760340516
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Edition description:
First
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Pripps has authored numerous farm tractor books, including Vintage Ford Tractors, Big Book of Caterpillar, Big Book of Massey, and more, all with Voyageur Press. Robert has a maple syrup farm near Park Falls, Wisconsin.

Andrew Morland is a freelance photojournalist. He is the photographer of numerous Voyageur Press tractor books, including The Bigger Book of John Deere, Vintage Ford Tractors, and Classic Tractors of the World. He lives in Somerset, England.

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