They may be known by letterthe D, the GP (general purpose), or the A and B. They may be numberedfrom the Model 40 and 50 to the industrial strength 8301 and 8401. Or they may have colorful names like the Waterloo Boy. But in the end, they are all John Deere tractors, an icon of the landscape of American agriculture and industry since their first appearance in 1923. This book captures the unmistakable power of the John Deere tractor over the years with more than 500 photos. In pictures from one of the worlds best-known tractor photographers, Legendary John Deere Tractors celebrates the hard-working tradition that has made John Deere one of the most beloved mechanical workhorses in America and around the globe.
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About the Author
Andrew Morland is a freelance photojournalist. He is the photographer of numerous Voyageur Press tractor books, including The Bigger Book of John Deere, Vintage Ford Tractors, and Classic Tractors of the World. He lives in Somerset, England.
Table of Contents
One: The Founding Years
Two: Two-Cylinder Success
Three: The Styled Letter Series
Four: The Numbered Series
Five: The 20 and 30 Series
Six: The Overseas Connection
Seven: The New Generation of Power
Eight: Generation II and the Old-Style 30 Series
Nine: New Power and the Modern Era
Ten: The 2007 Models and 30 Series