Red Combines is back—books ship July 19, 2021!

This award-winning book chronicles the complete story of the red combine’s impact on agriculture and society. Co-authored by long-time IH and Case IH product manager Gerry Salzman, Red Combines 1915–2020 is a unique collaboration that featured Klancher's storytelling ability and Salzman's knowledge from 42 years as an industry leader and insider.

The second edition features: updates on the latest Case IH combines, new photography, a slightly smaller size, and more affordable price! 

The book includes photographs and details about every International Harvester and Case IH combine built in the United States and abroad, and tells the story of the creation of the Axial-Flow combine, which was developed in a garage so secret only a few people knew it existed. The Axial-Flow combine was a technological leap that transformed the industry when introduced in 1977. The book covers the entire line of red combines, including the CBX, a top-secret mega-combine built in the 1990s. Also included is brief coverage of J.I. Case combines. Authored by Lee Klancher and the team of talented contributors who created the award-winning Red Tractors 1958–2013, this thorough and entertaining book is another captivating volume sure to please fans of agricultural equipment and farm history.

Red Combines 1915-2015 Awards:  
Gold Benjamin Franklin Award in Professional and Technical
Gold IPPY Award in Transportation
Silver Benjamin Franklin Award in History
 

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Product details

Title: Red Combines 1915-2020
Subtitle: The Authoritative Guide to International Harvester and Case IH Combines and Harvesting Equipment
Pages:
384 pages
ISBN-13: 9781642340426
Publisher: Octane Press
Publication date: Monday, July 19, 2021
Product Dimensions:
8.5 × 8.5 × 1.5 in
Retail Price:
$65.00
Author: Lee Klancher
Co-Author: Gerry Salzman