What does the word harvester mean?

Usage examples for harvester

  1. Mr. Roosevelt's candidature was lavishly supported by Mr. G. W. Perkins, of the Steel and Harvester Trusts, and by other gentlemen of great wealth who had formerly indorsed Mr. Hanna's methods; and all of the old engines of politics were brought into play. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  2. Then they held a conference in the small brick house with its maps and its pine tables and its picture of an American harvester on the wall, which was now headquarters. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart