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 sister publisher Voyageur Press, including his most recent Complete Book of Porsche 911 and Corvette 60 Years.He has just finished Porsche 911: Fifty Years, a reexamination of the 911 story based on nearly two dozen new interviews. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.
Ford Farm Tractors of the 1950s (Enthusiast Color Series)by Randy Leffingwell
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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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.