The John Deere company boasts a tremendously rich heritage going back to 1837 when Deere, a blacksmith from Illinois, changed the agricultural landscape by producing a polished, self-scouring plow made of high-grade steel. From the trademark Deere green to the distinctive sound of the classic "Johnny Popper," Deere tractors have built a worldwide following. We’ve gathered nearly all the information any John Deere or tractor enthusiast would ever want to know about this famous tractor maker. THE ultimate encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from around the world, "The Big Book of John Deere Tractors" is a model-by-model historical reference to John Deere tractors including models from around the world from their beginning in 1892 until today. Photos showcase beautifully restored tractors and unique paintings and artwork from the Deere archives. Other illustrations include rare and valuable original brochures as well as studio photos of John Deere toys and models. If you’re a John Deere or general tractor enthusiast, your collection is not complete without "The Big Book of John Deere Tractors"!