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  1. The Grain Harvesters
    The Grain Harvesters
    The Grain Harvesters
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  2. The Grain Harvesters

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This is the story of the tools, machines, and systems used throughout history to harvest grain. It is a profusely illustrated history of grain harvesting tools, equipment, and machines from ancient times to todays modern combines. Nearly 800 photos and drawings enhance the story of important milestones in grain harvesting. Highlights machines and equipment, their inventors, and the innovations and companies that changed, and are continuing to change, the way we farm.

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A common failure of the modern world is to forget the blood, sweat, and tears that developed today's society. "The Grain Harvesters" by authors Graeme Quick and Wesley Buchele provides an excellent look at the evolution of modern grain harvesting, and the ingenuity of many men of diverse backgrounds that facilitated the technological change.
A well written, and captivating narrative, this book rates among the best. The book is well organized, includes numerous illustrations, and is a literal storehouse of historical harvesting information.
A wealth of information on the history of grain harvesting and combine harvesters. Well-written and a very enjoyable read. Highly recommend this book.
Much good and interesting history on the machines and methods of harvesting over the centuries.
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