Contrary to popular belief, the idea of a combine - a single machine for all grain harvesting operations - is almost as old as that of the reaper. The first combine, according to many authorities, was manufactured by Moor & Hascall in Michigan in 1836. Five years after McCormick built his mechanical reaper. It was 1928 before the first trials for combine harvesters were held in Europe. The spine is lightly sunned and the covers show light wear. View More...
USA, American Society of Agricultural Engineers: 1978
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Condition: Very Good
The Grain Harvesters is the story of the tools , machines and systems used throughout history to harvest grain. The Grain Harvesters is about those determined individuals who have persevered to eliminate the bottleneck of the harvest , who have reduced the drudgery of farming. There is an address sticker on the front of the removable plastic cover. There is light speckling to the page edges. A good, clean and tight book View More...
This book describes the important contribution which Britain has made to the development and improvement of the farm tractor. Many of the important features of the modern tractor were first achieved in Britain and continues with the mainly British development of materials-handling tractors and the high- speed transport tractor. There is a little light creasing to the base of the back cover. View More...
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