THIS ISSUE

Take a nostalgic look at the world of farm machinery from a bygone era. Read further to find out more..

Cover date Winter 2017 Issue 2

Published/on sale Friday 8th December 2017


HERITAGE 

Ferguson FE-35: A detailed look at the FE-35 and the updates it received during its production run in 1956-57.   Dagenham factory: Between 1932 and 1964, Dagenham in Essex was the home of the Fordson.
Allis-Chalmers: The rise and fall of the A-C brand in the UK market is told in great detail.   Tractor pioneer: The story of John Scott and his pioneering early tractors, circa 1900-1906.
The way we were: Recollections of land reclamation in Huntingdonshire in the 1950s.   Ferguson dealer: Reekie was synonymous with Ferguson farm equipment in Scotland.
Fowler 25: The story behind Britain’s first-ever diesel-engined crawler, the Fowler 25.   Wartime saviours: A 1917 report into the tractors that helped boost food production.
In the papers: A look inside the pages of a 1957 edition of the Farmer & Stockbreeder.   Photo album: A selection of readers’ images of threshing scenes in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

PRESERVATION

Little Casterton: All the action from the UK’s premier working event for veteran era tractors.   Working wonders: A 1961 DB 2D toolcarrier working in Lancashire, plus other old stalwarts.
Newark show: There was lots to see at the Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show.  

THE KNOWLEDGE

IH guide: What to look for and consider when buying an IH B-250 ‘Little Giant’ of the 1950s.   Fordson Standard: How to start and look after a Fordson Standard tractor from the 1930s/40s.
Advice line: Our panel of vintage tractor experts provide technical advice and answer your queres.   Running report: A Nuffield tractor enthusiast introduces his latest project, a very tired 10/60.

HOBBY

Tractormobilia: the place for collectors of farming models, memorabilia and literature.   Book & DVD reviews: A review of the new publications aimed at the vintage community.
Competition: Win a set of Massey Ferguson heritage merchandise in our free competition.   Club world: Tell us what your vintage club has been up to and what it is planning next.
Ploughman’s pages: If you like vintage ploughs and match ploughing, this is the section for you.   Events diary: Your essential guide to upcoming vintage machinery events, shows and rallies.

MARKETPLACE

Auction watch: Round-up of vintage auction results and a list of diary dates of future sales.  

 

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