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By Terry Lawhead
the Times 

Book Review: The 1919 Walla Walla Tractor Show

Blue Mountain Land Trust’s Centennial Anniversary Commemoration by Linda Herbert

 

December 5, 2019



Consider one hundred years ago.

We talk about the speed of technology nowadays and yes, it is racing, but imagining the staggering impact of the disruption caused by the introduction of motorized equipment to farming is almost impossible for most of us.

Those of us passing by field operations stare with wonder at the tractors and combines, but mostly we drive on unaware of the accomplishments of farming.

The charm of this informative and all-too-slim book—it is loaded with amazing photographs—isn’t just about the leap in technology, but also about the incredible accomplishment of host...



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