Description: This Vintage 1938 "John Deere" Tractors Catalog has many Colored Pictures and Specifications are on the back cover. The story of John Deere, who developed the first commercially successful, self-scouring steel plow, closely parallels the settlement and development of the mid-western. On February 7, 1804, the third son of William Rinold Deere and Sarah Yates Deere. In 1805, the family moved to. Where William engaged in merchant tailoring.In 1808, he boarded a boat for. In the hopes of claiming an inheritance and making a more comfortable life. John Deere was a blacksmith. The new pioneer farmers struggled to turn heavy, sticky prairie soil with cast iron plows designed for the light, sandy soil of. John Deere was convinced that a plow that was highly polished and properly shaped could scour itself as it cut furrows.
In 1837, he created such a plow, using a broken saw blade. By 1841, Deere was producing 100 of the plows annually. John Deere died on May 17, 1886, at his home in.Measures 8" W x 9" H. Condition: Corners and edges are worn. Some small tears and creases along edges.
The item "Vintage 1938 John Deere Tractors Catalog Colored Pictures and Specifications" is in sale since Wednesday, October 19, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Agriculture\John Deere\Brochures & Catalogs".
The seller is "bungalowblondie2" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.