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A Rich History
With their signature orange paint, Allis-Chalmers machines have always been unmistakable. As symbols of reliability and innovation, they have long been a favorite of the working farmer and the farming equipment enthusiast. With the help of more than 1,500 photos and illustrations, accomplished author C.H. Wendel tells the tale of this great company in The Allis-Chalmers Story.
This pictorial tour through history begins with the founding of the Gate Iron Works in 1842, and ends with the Deutz-Allis merger in 1985. Included are information and photos for all the equipment the company produced during that period, including equipment from Advance-Rumely, Monarch, and LaCrosse.
- Over 1,500 detailed photos of all Allis-Chalmers equipment- Explores the history of the company from 1842-1985