This Old John Deere: A Treasury of Vintage Tractors and Family Farm Memories

This Old John Deere: A Treasury of Vintage Tractors and Family Farm Memories

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$29.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896584419
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Series: A Town Square Bk.
Pages: 159
Product dimensions: 8.88(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: John Deere Green9
Introduction: This Old John Deere17
Chapter 1Lore and Legend of the Poppin' Johnnies21
Recollections of the Early Days of John Deere Tractors23
Tractors33
A Farm Lad's Fantasy41
Chapter 2John Deere's Miraculous Mechanical Mule51
Sixty Years With a John Deere Model D53
War, Peace, and Tractors63
Chapter 3History and Heritage of the Modern John Deere77
The New Generation: Revolutionary, Not Just Evolutionary79
The Saga of the New Generation Prototype Tractors93
Going International103
Chapter 4Sold on John Deere113
"Show Me" Three-Cylinder Happiness115
Friendly Deal121
Chapter 5A Love Affair With Green Iron129
Old Farmer131
Phish-Huh-Huh147

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