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1960 saw the dawn of an era of unprecedented innovation and development in farm machinery. It was a period of rapid technical advancement, that produced machines which are the mainstay of the current very buoyant vintage tractor restoration movement. At the start of the decade, spark-ignition Standard Fordson tractors still
The Hongse Spider
Language: en
Pages: 347
Authors: George H. Stollwerck
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-08 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

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Season of the Snake
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Claire Davis
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-04 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: David C. Taylor
Categories: Fiction
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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Chief Petty Officer Forest J. Sterling
Categories: History
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