The Modern Gas Tractor, Its Construction, Utility, Operation and Repair: A Practical Treatise Covering Every Branch of Up-to-date Gas Tractor Engineering, Driving and Maintenance in a Non-technical Manner. Considers Fully All Types of Power Plants and Their Components, Methods of Drive and Speed Changing Mechanisms. Describes Design and Construction of All Parts, Their Installation and Adjustment, as Well as Practical Application of Tractors in the Field (Google eBook)

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Norman W. Henley Publishing Company, 1917 - Farm engines - 472 pages
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