Need more RED in your life? The new edition of Red Combines: 1915-2020 and the 2020 Farmall Calendar will keep you satisfied all year long!

RED COMBINES: 1915-2020

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.


Light takes center stage for the 2022 edition of your favorite tractor calendar. The stars of the show are incredible images made by Lee Klancher in a 30x20-foot photo studio built in an abandoned aircraft hangar at the Half Century of Progress Show. The lush studio images are accompanied by photographs of rare machines in the fields, pastures, and rustic farm settings. Rich stories about the machines compliment the spectacular visuals.

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Product details

Title: Red Combines 1915-2020 and Farmall Tractors Calendar 2022
384 pages
ISBN-13: 9781642341140
Publisher: Octane Press
Publication date: Monday, October 18, 2021
Product Dimensions:
8.5 × 8.5 × 1.5 in
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Author: Lee Klancher