As the age of the car as we know it comes to an end, Bryan Appleyard's brilliantly insightful book tells the story of the rise and fall of the incredible machine that made the modern world what it is today.
A scenic photographic odyssey through the 'Golden Vale' of County Tipperary covering the route from Limerick to Waterford along with the branches and section of the Dublin-Cork main line that intersects them. Drawing primarily from the photos of Barry Carse, the book illustrates these lines from 1960 onwards.
Starts with an account of the development of the combine harvester including predecessor machinery such as binders and threshers. This title takes a detailed look at balers before moving on to the wide range of machinery for hay and silage. It shows some of the equipment that has been used for hedging and ditching, sawing, lifting and carrying.