PayLine: International Harvester's Construction Equipment Division

PayLine: International Harvester's Construction Equipment Division

by Oscar H. Will III


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760324585
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication date: 03/15/2007
Edition description: First
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Oscar H. Will III is an IH construction equipment enthusiast and has written many magazine articles on the subject. He is also an accomplished photographer. Will lives in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents




Chapter 1: Finding the Market: 1909–1945

Chapter 2: Postwar Optimism: 1946–1955

Chapter 3: Big Dams and Interstate Highways: 1956–1965

Chapter 4: Expanding Lines at Hough: 1956–1965

Chapter 5: Aging Markets and Economic Turmoil: 1966–1975

Chapter 6: Hough Division: 1966–1975

Chapter 7: PayLine: 1976–1985


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From the Publisher

Equipment Echoes, Issue 84

“To our knowledge, no other book has gone into the history of this venture in such detail. The story is told honestly, warts and all. Successes, breakthroughs and innovations are described along with fizzles, flops and other results of poor planning and mismanagement. The text is well-written, and the photographs, many of which are from the International Harvester collection at the Wisconsin Historical Society, are uniformly clear, sharp and well-reproduced. Several pages of tables provide condensed specifications of I-H’s crawler tractors, monthly production tallies for the TracTracTors, and serial number and year references for a great many other products.”

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