International Harvester's Farmall tractor revolutionised farming around the world. Introduced in 1922, it was an inexpensive, lightweight, general-purpose, row-crop tractor that could literally farm all. Through the years, the Farmall became one of the world's most popular tractors. This book showcases collectible International Harvester tractors from the 1910s to the 1960s, including the famous Farmall, as well as other International Harvester and McCormick-Deering models. Readers will be captivated by Ralph Sander's detailed history and outstanding colour and black-and-white photographs, historical ads, and brochures of what was the world's best-selling tractor as well as a leader in innovation and engineering.The Ultimate Tribute to International Harvester, Farmall, and McCormick-Deering Tractors Ralph W. Sanders ... rubber tires and a high gear that gave it a blistering top speed of 5 mph (8 km/h) a if you pulled hard enough on the notched throttle rod. ... the needed skills to plant checkrowed corn and were short of the back strength needed to manually lift the F-12a#39;s lever- operated cultivator. ... The gray F -12 (looking black by then) was traded for a shiny new red Farmall C about 1948.
|Title||:||Vintage International Harvester Tractors|
|Author||:||Ralph W. Sanders|
|Publisher||:||Voyageur Press (MN) - 2000|