Synopses & Reviews
Author Randy Leffingwell and researcher Guy Fay poured their hearts and souls into selecting 36 tractors that changed the face of agriculture. The result is a unique, stunningly illustrated book that offers fresh insight into the hallmark machines of agriculture. Beginning with a Case steamer and ending with the Cat Challenger, this book traces the development of farm machinery from crude friction-driven machines to 300-horsepower computer-controlled behemoths.
Handsome, coffee-table edition examines the 35 tractors that most revolutionized American agriculture. Histories and beautiful color photography of landmark John Deeres, Farmalls, Fords, Minneapolis-Molines, Allis-Chalmers, and more.
About the Author
Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and sister publisher Voyageur Press, including his most recent Complete Book of Porsche 911 and Corvette 60 Years.He has just finished Porsche 911: Fifty Years, a reexamination of the 911 story based on nearly two dozen new interviews. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.