Ford Farm Tractors of the 1950s (Enthusiast Color Series)

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Step inside the colorful history of Ford tractors. The author offers insight into the design, production, and marketing of Ford tractors, and comments on the interplay between Ford's U.S. division and its British division. Evocative photography of restored and factory-original examples depicts the classics that Ford first produced. Included are the 8N, the NAA or "Jubilee," the Fordson Major, diesel-powered New Major, the 600, 700, 800 and 900 Series, and the three-cylinder Dexta. Many rare tractors you won't ...
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Overview

Step inside the colorful history of Ford tractors. The author offers insight into the design, production, and marketing of Ford tractors, and comments on the interplay between Ford's U.S. division and its British division. Evocative photography of restored and factory-original examples depicts the classics that Ford first produced. Included are the 8N, the NAA or "Jubilee," the Fordson Major, diesel-powered New Major, the 600, 700, 800 and 900 Series, and the three-cylinder Dexta. Many rare tractors you won't find in other books are featured.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780760309087
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Series: Enthusiast Color Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Introduction 7
Chapter 1 The Major, the 8N, and History 1946-1952 9
Chapter 2 Fiftieth Anniversary Jubilee and other Powerful Ideas 1953-1954 23
Chapter 3 The Impact of Dagenham's Fordson E1A New Major 1952-1957 35
Chapter 4 Product Planners Inaugurate the Hundred Series 1955-1957 43
Chapter 5 Dagenham's Power Major and Dexta Diesel Challenge Dearborn 1958-1961 57
Chapter 6 Workmasters, Powermasters, and Select-O-Speed Transmissions 1957-1962 71
Epilogue 87
Index 96
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2002

    Great pictures

    This book contains a lot of good pictures of rare tractors, as well as info about them. It is not, however, a book for the novice Ford tractor owner as it contains many discrepencies in dates and tractor numbering.

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