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Pioneer Plowmaker, A Story about John Deere David R. Collins

Pioneer Plowmaker, A Story about John Deere

David R. Collins

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ISBN : 9780913163320
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63 pages
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The soil may be rich, but we cant pull a plow through it, farmers complained in the mid 1880s. The moist soil of the Midwest stopped any plow they used by sticking to the blade. The farmers thought a plow that could clean itself just couldnt beMoreThe soil may be rich, but we cant pull a plow through it, farmers complained in the mid 1880s. The moist soil of the Midwest stopped any plow they used by sticking to the blade. The farmers thought a plow that could clean itself just couldnt be made. But John Deere didnt. The young blacksmith had not let impossibility and disaster stop him before, and he wasnt about to now. In a lively and accurate text, biographer David R. Collins presents this hard-working, idealistic man whose steel plow opened up some of the worlds richest farmland.