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As part of our tribute to Don Milligan, we’ve recently added some titles to our collection on farm tractors, equipment, and tools. These titles are housed at the Cedar Rapids campus, but can be requested to be sent out to any of the centers.

Call Number: 338.476 I34 Title: Implement and Tractor: Reflections on 100 Years of Farm Equipment Editor: Robert K. Mills

Call Number: 621.9 T671 Title: Tools: A Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Authors: Mark Duginske, Kim Carleton Graves, Bruce Marshall, Dick Onians, and Mario Rodriguez

Call Number: 629.225 C319c Title: The Complete Book of Tractors and Trucks Authors: John Carroll and Peter J. Davies

Call Number: 629.225 C614 Title: Classic Tractors

Call Number: 629.225 D312m Vol. 1 Title: John Deere Tractors and Equipment, Volume 1 1837-1959 Authors: Don Macmillan and Russell Jones

Call Number: 629.225 D312m Vol. 2 Title: John Deere Tractors and Equipment, Volume 2 1860-1990 Authors: Don Macmillian and Roy Harrington

Call Number: 629.225 D312p Title: Great American Farm Tractors: John Deere, Farmall and Ford Author: Robert N. Pripps

Call Number: 629.225 L484a Title: The American Farm Tractor: A history of the Classic Tractor Author: Randy Leffingwell

Call Number: 629.225 L493v Title: Vintage Farm Tractors: History of the Farm Tractor Author: Randy Leffington

And although we don’t own this title, it sounds so incredibly useful to people interested in old tractors that I’ll share my person blog post on The Rust Book.
http://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2009/01/16/book-rust-book-second-edition/

Log in from anywhere to access these e-books from our collection:

Agricultural Machines (must login with K number and password to access)
http://resources.kirkwood.edu/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX2830100055&v=2.1&u=kirkwood_main&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w

Every Farm A Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture (about the impact of tractors on agriculture – must login with K number and password to access)
http://resources.kirkwood.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/kirkwoodcc/Doc?id=10167891&ppg=4

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