Farm Engines and How to Run Them: A Simple, Practical Handbook for Experts and Amateurs by James H. Stephenson. Copyright 2004. Soft Cover. 243 Pages. Measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2". PUBLISHER'S NOTE: Farm Engines and How to Run Them: A Simple, Practical Handbook for Experts and Amateurs is a reprint of a 1903 farm manual. Filled with detailed drawings, this classic book was studied by engineers as they prepared for their licensing exams. The book fully describes every part of a farm engine and boiler, giving complete directions for the safe and economical management of both. Included are chapters on farm engine economy, with special attention to traction and gasoline farm engines and a chapter on the science of successful threshing. The book abounds with precision artwork and cutaway illustrations showing the different parts of a boiler and engine, and nearly every make of traction engine-including those made by Case, Nichols and Shepard, and Buffalo Pitts.