Titolo: Oliver Tractors (Enthusiast Color)
Casa editrice: MBI
Data di pubblicazione: 2001
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780760307366-3
James Oliver sold his first ?chilled? plow in 1870--?chilled? because the cast iron was cooled quickly with water to harden the metal and strengthen the plow. And when Oliver Chilled Plow Works merged with the Hart-Parr Company in 1929, the might of capital, expertise, and engineering resources came together to create one of the most successful and revered small tractor manufacturers of all time. This book follows the Oliver tractor from its inception through its development over the years, until the last model rolled off the assembly line in 1976. A story of entrepreneurship and industry, of machinery and American know-how, this illustrated history captures the spirit of Oliver farm equipment as its tractors and crawlers, hay balers and threshers turned American farmland to gold. Throughout, brilliant color photographs and historical images bring the story of the Oliver tractor vividly and vibrantly to life.
Sherry Schaefer is an Oliver enthusiast who writes for an Oliver information newsletter. She lives in Nokomis, Illinois.
Jeff Hackett is a photographer whose specialties range from farm tractors to motorcycles. He lives in Orange, Connecticut.
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