Endless Tracks in the Woods (Crestline Agricultural Series)

By: Young, James A

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0912612282 308 pages including index. Profusely illustrated with archival black and white photographs of early logging equipment. "In terms of plant succession, the imprint of the shoes of tracklaying tractors in the woods are truly endless tracks in the woods. This book is written for those who wish to appreciate the woodlands of North America and to more fully participate in the management of such areas by acquiring additional historical perspective on how our current woodland landscapes have evolved." - from Introduction. Chapters include: Steam Tractors; Best and Holt Steam Wheel Tractors; Lombard Log Hauler; Logging with Big Wheels; Holt Tractor Company; C.L. Best Tractor Company; Cletrac; The Remainder of the Cast - Tracklaying manufacturers Besides Best and Holt 1920; War, Labor, Strife and Productivity; Caterpillar Tractor Company; The Competition - Allis Chalmers and International Harvester; Auxilliary Equipment for the Transportation of logs with Tracklaying Tractors; Stand Damage - The First Crisis in Logging with Tracklaying Tractors; Bulldozers; Scrapers; Motor Trucks for Hauling Logs; Tracked Loaders. Clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear. Some bumping to two corners. Excellent copy of this work which is guaranteed to thrill the souls of early logging buffs.

Title: Endless Tracks in the Woods (Crestline Agricultural Series)

Author Name: Young, James A

Categories: British Columbia, Forestry,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Crestline Publishing company: 1989

ISBN Number: 0912612282

ISBN Number 13: 9780912612287

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 64501296

Keywords: Logging United States MacHinery History Log Transportation Tractors Industry Development Technology Crestline Series 308 pages including index. Written for those who wish to appreciate the woodlands of North America and to more fully participate in the management of such areas by acquiring additioinal perspective on how our current woodland landscapes have evolved. Chapters include: Steam Tractors; Best and Holt Steam Wheel Tractors; Lombard Log Hauler; Logging with Big Wheels; Holt Tractor Company; C.L. Best Tractor Company; Cletrac; The Remainder of the Cast - Tracklaying manufacturers Besides Best and Holt 1920; War, Labor, Strife and Productivity; Caterpillar Tractor Company; The Competition - Allis Chalmers and International Harverter; Auxilliary Equipment for the Transportation of logs with Tracklaying Tractors; Stand Damage - The First Crisis in Logging with Tracklaying Tractors; Bulldozers; Scrapers; Motor Trucks for Hauling Logs; Tracked Loaders. Profusely illustrated. Front endpaper removed. Usual library markings. Above average wear. Despite its heavy wear, this volume is guaranteed to make fascinating reading for anyone interested the development of logging machinery. 308 pages including index. Profusely illustrated with archival black and white photographs of early logging equipment. "In terms of plant succession, the imprint of the shoes of tracklaying tractors in the woods are truly endless tracks in the woods. This book is written for those who wish to appreciate the woodlands of North America and to more fully participate in the management of such areas by acquiring additional historical perspective on how our current woodland landscapes have evolved." - from Introduction. Chapters include: Steam Tractors; Best and Holt Steam Wheel Tractors; Lombard Log Hauler; Logging with Big Wheels; Holt Tractor Company; C.L. Best Tractor Company; Cletrac; The Remainder of the Cast - Tracklaying manufacturers Besides Best and Holt 1920; War, Labor, Strife and Productivity; Caterpillar Tractor Company; The Competition - Allis Chalmers and International Harvester; Auxilliary Equipment for the Transportation of logs with Tracklaying Tractors; Stand Damage - The First Crisis in Logging with Tracklaying Tractors; Bulldozers; Scrapers; Motor Trucks for Hauling Logs; Tracked Loaders. Clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear. Some bumping to two corners. Excellent copy of this work which is guaranteed to thrill the souls of early logging buffs. Young, James A.; Budy, Jerry Endless Tracks in the Woods Cat Track,