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Title
Track Laying All Steel Tractors Elmhurst, California Oakland, California
Creator
C. L. Best Gas Traction Co
Date Created and/or Issued
1913
Contributing Institution
UC Davis, University Library, Special Collections
Collection
California Revealed from University of California, Davis, Special Collections
Rights Information
Public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Daniel Best and his son, Clarence Leo (C. L.) created steam, diesel and gas-powered tractors in San Leandro. In their work, Making Traks authors Ed and Sue Claessen state: Ford is to automobiles what Best is to tractors. In 1925, the Holt Manufacturing Company and C. L. Best Tractor Co. merged to form the Caterpillar Tractor Co.
Type
text
Format
Copy
Extent
9 x 11 3/4 in.
30 Pages of 30
Identifier
cua_000149
D-056 16:33
Provenance
University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections
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