This is the second volume in a trilogy of books that look in depth at the history of David Brown tractors, and a remarkable record of a proud company during probably the greatest period of its history. Part Two focuses on the period during which the motto of this celebrated Yorkshire company was Mechanising the world's farms - no idle boast.
The David Brown products described in this book include tracked, as well as conventionally wheeled tractors. It also covers specialist vehicles such as aircraft towing tractors. It is illustrated with period photographs.
The complete history of farm machinery, from steam and vintage tractors to the latest combine harvesters, is showcased in this lavishly illustrated volume. Packed with more than 450 tractors, from the pioneering engines of Fowler and Froelich, to the groundbreaking AGCO Challenger, DK's Tractor charts the story of the machines that reshaped agriculture in glorious visual detail. Meet the manufacturers whose amazing machinery transformed farming, including John Deere, Caterpillar, Massey Ferguson, and SDF; discover extraordinary vehicles, remarkable engines, and hi-tech modern cabs; and explore an incredible range of tractors from around the world.