John Deere Tractors: The First Generation of Power (Farm Tractor Color History Series)

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John Deere's two cylinder tractors helped build a solid foundation for this American institution-not to mention the nation.John Deere Tractors retraces the early history of the company and its production of these popular models. Far from a simple listing, however, the book is about how the tractors fit into the larger drama of a company, a nation, and a world undergoing tremendous change from 1918 to 1960. From the Waterloo Boy to the 30 Series, each model is described in its historical context, includes ...

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Overview

John Deere's two cylinder tractors helped build a solid foundation for this American institution-not to mention the nation.John Deere Tractors retraces the early history of the company and its production of these popular models. Far from a simple listing, however, the book is about how the tractors fit into the larger drama of a company, a nation, and a world undergoing tremendous change from 1918 to 1960. From the Waterloo Boy to the 30 Series, each model is described in its historical context, includes information such as production numbers and specifications, and is placed in a unique, artful timeline.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760317532
  • Publisher: MBI Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Series: Farm Tractor Color History Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Holly L. Bollinger, agricultural journalist and sanguine mother of two, lives and writes in New Franklin, Missouri. Her published books include John Deere Tractors: The First Generation of Power and Outhouses.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Introduction: Breaking Ground 9
Chapter 1 Dain, Deere, and Early Tractors: Tapping Into Waterloo 13
Chapter 2 Johnny Popper is Born: The D Is for Deere 27
Chapter 3 A New Face in Tractors: Cs, GPs, and Crawlers Are Experimental and Special 47
Chapter 4 A Before B, Even After C: Deere's Power and Versatility Pick Up Speed 59
Chapter 5 Down-to-Earth Movers: Models G, H, L, LA, and M Are Driven by Producers, not Mass-Producers 77
Chapter 6 Enter the Diesel: An Increasing Need for Power Fuels the Model R 93
Chapter 7 Two-Cylinder Days Are Numbered: Letters Yield to 40s Through 80s and the 20- and 30-Series 103
Index 127
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