This book comprehensively documents the International Harvester Company's activities from its inception to its merger with Case as Case IH and their influence in Australia and New Zealand. IHC began with a merger of harvesting machinery companies to for the International Trust, the world's biggest farm machinery enterprise at the time. Then IHC became involved with tractors to become the world's largest tractor and full-line machinery maker, setting production records that stand to this day. This book features details on tractors and machinery models; Australian and New Zealand collectors seek in the IH brand line up; information and anecdotes about collectors and enthusiasts; collecting, restoring and maintaining vintage machines; and story of Geelong IH Works. It tells about the legacy handed on to Case IH. Case products are delineated and future projections are suggested. The book is copiously illustrated with much previous unpublished material.
Table of Contents
Section headings: The Butterfly Effect; Unstopped Mouths; Composition; Dialogues with Death; India Sutra; Fragilities.