Published under the auspices of the University of Minnesota Agricultural Extension Service, this vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to electric motors, with a focus on their uses on a farm. Written in simple, clear language and profusely illustrated, “Electric Motors for the Farm” will appeal most to those looking for a great introduction to the basics of electric motors. Contents include: “Electricity Can Produce Work”, “Electric Power Is Not Expensive”, “Advantages of Electric Motors”, “What One Kilowatt-hour of Electricity Can Do”, “What Electric Motors Can Do”, “Type of Motor”, “Split-phase”, “Permanently Attached Motor”, “Small Portable Motor”, “Large Portable Motor”, “Repulsion-Induction ”etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.