Release on | by Randy Leffingwell, Don Macmillan, Harold Brock, Andrew Morland
The Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia ... Plus Classic Toys, Brochures, and Collectibles
Author: Randy Leffingwell, Don Macmillan, Harold Brock, Andrew Morland
The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors is a model-by-model encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from their first appearance in 1892 to the latest, 2009 models. Photographs showcase beautifully restored tractors as well as unique paintings and artwork from the Deere archives, rare and valuable original brochures, and studio photos of John Deere toys and models. For tractor enthusiasts, John Deere aficionados, and devotees of American farm machinery at its finest, this big book is an unparalleled compendium of pictures and facts, the best look ever at the incomparable John Deere.
The Complete Book of Classic John Deere Tractors explores the range of iconic "green tractors" with which Illinois-based John Deere has become one of the world's most recognizable brands. Part of Motorbooks' Complete Book series, this fact-packed volume takes you through dozens of John Deere farm models, beginning with the 1892 Waterloo Boy and ending with the game-changing New Generation and Generation II lines. With selected text from The Bigger Book of John Deere by late legendary Deere historian Don Macmillan, this book details year-to-year model changes within each series and offers comprehensive specs charts compiled by Deere authority John Dietz. In addition to the Waterloo Boy, you'll witness the entire 40-plus years of two-cylinder “Johnny Poppers,” from the 1924 Model D through the 830 Series models in 1960, and the styled tractors of the prewar and postwar years. Also featured heavily are the groundbreaking New Generation tractors launched to much fanfare in 1960 and their successors, the New Generation II lineup with their Sound-Gard cabs. Standard, row-crop, orchard, and even a selection of experimental models…they're all here. In addition, you'll find coverage of John Deere’s rich international heritage, with tractors produced in Spain, Germany, and Australia. Illustrated with incredible color photography and period advertising, The Complete Book of Classic John Deere Tractors isan essential edition for the library of any Deere fanatic.
The Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia Plus Classic Toys, Brochures, and Collectibles
Author: Don Macmillan
Pubpsher: Voyageur Press
This encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from around the globe, first published in 1999, is now updated with more than a decade of new Big Green machines. From John Froelich's revolutionary model to the Dain All Wheel Drive, the Waterloo Boy, and the great Johnny Poppers, from the New Generation of Power through to current machines, this guide covers all Deeres everywhere. Here as well as are the famous German Lanz, the Australian Chamberlain, and other tractors built in Europe, South Africa, China, Brazil, Canada, and more. Packed with more than 600 photos of tractors, model variations, brochures, toys, and other memorabilia, it's everything the Deere fan could wish for.
A fascinating look at the history of John Deere tractors follows their development from the earliest models to the present, traces the early history of the American Corn Belt, profiles the company founder and others involved in their development, and features a host of full-color images of more than fifty John Deere tractors.
Release on 2001 | by Robert N. Pripps,Andrew Morland
The Complete History of the Tractor 1855 to Present ... Plus Brochures, Collectibles, and Lore
Author: Robert N. Pripps,Andrew Morland
Pubpsher: Voyageur Press (MN)
The Big Book of Farm Tractors is the first large-format volume to chronicle the entire timeline of American farm tractors, from the steam power of the 1850s to the current offerings from New Holland, AGCO, John Deere, Caterpillar, and more. Detailed descriptions of tractors especially significant to the period, short essays on events defining the times, personal vignettes, collectibles, sales memorabilia, ads from old farm magazines, and old black & white photos of farm scenes make this a complete look at one of America’s greatest innovations. Whether you’re someone who has farmed, or someone simply with a love of the land, this book will give you a new perspective on the enormous influence of the tractor upon the American farm and culture.
John Deere tractors are the most popular tractors and hold a prominent place in agriculture’s history and present. The Little Book of John Deere book pays tribute to this famous manufacturer by combining fabulous four-color photographs, historical black-and-white photographs, vintage brochures along with detailed captions.