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  • Stock Number: 9781937747879
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  • Date Of Publication: Monday, January 22, 2018

Red Tractors 1958-2018 NEW EDITION The Authoritative Guide to International Harvester and Case IH Tractors

$75.00
  • Barcode: 9781937747879

The latest edition of the award-winning history of International Harvester and Case IH tractors features an all-new cover and updated content, including data and photos of every model built from 1958 all the way up to 2018, as well as in-depth information on how these tractors were designed and constructed. Red Tractors 1958–2018 is a complete reprint of Red Tractors 1958–2013 and then some! With interviews of engineers and executives, the book covers how the 40 and 60 series were created, and thoroughly covers the red tractors from the 1960s through the 1980s. The book also traces the innovations and struggles of the final days of International Harvester. The authors unearthed a treasure trove of concept drawings and photos of prototype machines to shed new light on how these tractors were created. The book includes the exciting story of the creation of the Case-IH Magnum, an innovative machine that blends some of the great engineering done by IH with the Cummins engine built by Case. The modern era of Case IH is also included, with the story of the creation of the Quadtrac as well as the entire line of tractors. With a mix of new photography of some of the most exceptional collectible models in existence along with hundreds of previously unpublished photographs, this thorough book is the most authoritative guide on red tractors ever published. Design and development history of the tractors, with first-hand accounts from the engineers and other product-development specialists at IH and Case IH More than 725 images of IH and Case IH tractors including previously unpublished concept drawings as well as images of prototypes, test mules, and more Information on North American, British, German, Australian, and French models from the leading experts on red tractors

Author: LEE KLANCHER

Author Bio: Lee Klancher’s career encompasses more than 30 years of publishing great stories. As an editor and publisher, he has overseen the development of some of the most-respected and best-selling books in the transportation niche. A prolific author and photographer, Lee has contributed words and images to more than 30 books as well as dozens of national magazines including Men’s Journal, Draft, and Motorcyclist. A book junkie and an obsessive student of his craft, Lee has also taught writing and photography at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He is best-known for his award-winning books and calendars covering farm tractors, including Red Tractors and Red 4WD Tractors. He has rented an abandoned air force base to create a book cover, and built a custom 20x40-foot studio to photograph 30 of the most valuable John Deeres in private hands. He and his camera have climbed the Julian Alps, explored breweries on four continents, and ridden backcountry motorcycle routes in the Bolivian Amazon, the Australian Outback, and on the island of Hokkaido, Japan. When not working on a book or a photoshoot, Lee busies himself biking, reading, and enjoying good food and craft beer. Lee lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Joan as well as their dog, Red.

ISBN: 9781937747879

Publisher: Octane Press

Binding Type: Hardcover

Pages: 384

Dimensions: 11.8 × 10.5 × 2 in

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