Farmall: The Red Tractor that Revolutionized Farming by Randy Leffingwell, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Farmall: The Red Tractor that Revolutionized Farming

Farmall: The Red Tractor that Revolutionized Farming

by Randy Leffingwell
     
 

The Farmall tractor is one of the most significant and popular farm tractors ever. From the early 1920s through to 1960, IHC was the dominant maker of tractors. In fact, in the peak of the the postwar boom, IHC was selling nearly a million Farmall tractors annually. That historic mark is still treasured by enthusiasts, and is second only to John Deere.

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Overview

The Farmall tractor is one of the most significant and popular farm tractors ever. From the early 1920s through to 1960, IHC was the dominant maker of tractors. In fact, in the peak of the the postwar boom, IHC was selling nearly a million Farmall tractors annually. That historic mark is still treasured by enthusiasts, and is second only to John Deere.

In this quality paperback of Farmall: Eight Decades of Innovation, the history of the Farmall is traced from the first Farmall, developed in the early 1920s, through to the new Farmall compact tractors being produced by CNH in 2004 and beyond. The book combines a broad cultural history of the make with photos of restored machines, color and black and white archival photography, and sidebars profiling farmers who worked with Farmalls from the early days and on.

This is a softbound edition in a reduced size of Farmall: Eight Decades of Innovation ISBN 0760321361.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Farm Collector

If you are looking to settle in for a long winters night with a beautifully photographed, carefully researched tractor book, this one should top your list. A solid addition to your library."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760330470
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
First
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press, including Porsche 911 50 Years, Corvette 60 Years, and The Art of the Corvette. Leffingwell is considered one of the top Porsche historians working today, and he enjoys a close working relationship with Porsche AG. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.

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