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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Tolley, H.R. (Howard Ross), 1889-1958.
Corn-belt farmers' experience with motor trucks.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1921
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
H R Tolley; L M Church; United States. Department of Agriculture.
"February 25, 1921."
|Description:||34 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Summary. pp. 1. Method of study. pp. 3. Location and size of farms --
Distance to markets. pp. 4. Size of trucks --
Age of trucks --
Are these trucks profitable investments? pp. 6. The best size. pp. 7. Advantages and disadvantages. pp. 8. Road hauling with trucks. pp. 10. Road hauling for which trucks are not used --
Hauling on the farm with trucks. pp. 14. Custom hauling. pp. 16. Effect of different kinds of roads on use of trucks. pp .17. Change of market. pp. 19. Annual use of trucks. pp. 20. Life and depreciation of trucks. pp. 21. Repairs. pp. 22. Gasoline and oil --
Tires. pp. 24. Cost of operation. pp. 29. Cost of hauling with trucks --
Saving of hired help. pp. 30. Displacement of horses. pp. 31. Farms on which tractors are owned. pp. 32.
|Series Title:||Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, no. 931.|
|Responsibility:||by H.R. Tolley and L.M. Church.|