From the Back Cover
Long regarded solely for their utilitarian value, John Deere tractors of the twentieth century were in fact at the vanguard of industrial design. This exciting new collection comprises more than 200 specially commissioned photographs detailing 30 incredibly rare production and prototype tractors culled from the acclaimed Keller Collection. Created in a purpose-built studio, the photographs are an unprecedented study of designs that sprung from the fertile minds of Deere & Company and from Henry Dreyfuss and Associates. The result is a visually compelling look at the form-follows-function ethos that drove Deere to the fore of the agricultural industry as well as the design community.
About the Author
Lee Klancher is a writer, photographer, publisher, and the author of several books including Legendary Farmall Tractors, The Art of the John Deere Tractor, Motorcycle Dream Garages, and How to Build Your Dream Garage. He lives in Austin, Texas.