A comprehensive history of the Holt and Best Tractors. The first book to explore in such detail the history of Daniel Best, Benjamin Holt and their enterprises and products, starting in the 1880s and continuing until 1925, when the Holt & Best companies were combined into "The Caterpillar Tractor Company." The author presents a fascinating journey through the histories of Holt and Best. The book's 442 pages contain an incredible variety of rare images,plus contemporary interviews with those that were part of this story.
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By ira matheny
Feb 17, 2010
Wow!. This is a very comprehensive book, covering many, many obscure and little known but interesting facts regarding Hol, Best, and Caterpillar. the author must have a performed a great deal research to assemble so many facts and pictures. Great for any buff of agriculture history, farm or earth moving equipment, Stockton CA or Peroia Ill. Definelty worth reading
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