Small John Deere Tractors
Author: ROD BEEMER
During the initial wave of powered farming in the early 20th century,
most medium- to large-scale farmers traded in their mules for tractors. In
the 1930s, when manufacturers began marketing their wares to the holdouts,
they began building smaller, inexpensive tractors designed to do the work of
two mules. This color history covers John Deeres entries in the market,
namely its extremely popular two-cylinder models: the L, LA, M, MC, 40, 420,
320, 430, and 330. Today, these models are some of the most popular among
the old-tractor crowd. New color photography features restored models today
and is supplemented by archival images from the early 20th century. Sidebars
examine John Deeres competitors in the class.
Hardbound, 9 x 10 1/2, 128 pages, 80 color and 40 b&w ill.
Length: 9w x 10.5h
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