Ford Tractors (Farm Tractor Color History Series)
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Ford Tractors (Farm Tractor Color History Series)

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by Robert N. Pripps, Andrew Morland
     
 

Ford tractors owe their development to the famous gentleman's handshake agreement between Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson, combining Ford's tractor with Ferguson's revolutionary equipment system. The result was the N Series tractors that changed agriculture forever. Author Robert N. Pripps tells the story of Ford tractors, from the two men with the original vision to

Overview

Ford tractors owe their development to the famous gentleman's handshake agreement between Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson, combining Ford's tractor with Ferguson's revolutionary equipment system. The result was the N Series tractors that changed agriculture forever. Author Robert N. Pripps tells the story of Ford tractors, from the two men with the original vision to the development, analysis, specifications, options, production charts, and legacy of each revolutionary model. Ford Tractors includes dozens of photographs showcasing the Fordson, Ferguson-David Brown Black tractor, Ford N Series, and the later Ford and Ferguson tractors, 1916 to 1954.- The premier historical reference source on Ford Tractors- New information on the 1972 1000 Series since the 1990 edition of Ford Tractors- Thirty new photographs- Five new Spotter's Guide sidebars explaining key features of tractors covered in each chapter with a narrative description of the tractor, its engineering, specifications, aesthetics, and price- Five new sidebars profiling either a large collector or a buyer of a tractor covered in each chapterAbout the Author/PhotographerRobert N. Pripps and Andrew Morland toured Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota to collect the color photos for this book. Morland also provided photographs of Ford tractors at work in his home country of England. He lives in Somerset, and Pripps resides in Park Falls, Wisconsin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760320631
Publisher:
MBI Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Series:
Farm Tractor Color History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.62(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.

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