classic tractor

  • 1947 Ferguson TE-20 restored

    1947 Ferguson TE-20 restored

    Chris Graham on 14th January 2022

    Jim Gault's 1947 Ferguson TE-20 has led an eventful working life, but now that history has been preserved, as Willie Carson discovers.

  • A quartet of giant, Muir-Hill tractors

    A quartet of giant, Muir-Hill tractors

    Chris Graham on 19th December 2021

    Chris Graham meets Jonathan Playfoot and his quartet of giant, Muir-Hill tractors that were acquired almost by accident!

  • Best vintage sale of the year!

    Best vintage sale of the year!

    Chris Graham on 18th December 2021

    Peter Love reports on what many regard as having been the best vintage sale of the year, held by HJ Pugh in Bristol, early last month.

  • Buying a Massey Ferguson 135

    Buying a Massey Ferguson 135

    Chris Graham on 12th December 2021

    Chris Graham profiles the Massey Ferguson 135; a universally popular model that may just represent the perfect first-timer's tractor.

  • 1980s Ford TW-20 still working!

    1980s Ford TW-20 still working!

    Chris Graham on 2nd December 2021

    Morgan O’ Flaherty reports on a classic, 1980s Ford TW-20 that's still at work cutting turf in County Kerry, Republic of Ireland.

  • Fabulous Fordson E1A buying guide

    Fabulous Fordson E1A buying guide

    Chris Graham on 31st October 2021

    Chris Graham spotlights the fabulous Fordson E1A range, and explains how to buy a decent example in this, the model's 70th anniversary year.

  • Massey Ferguson 2135 Industrial

    Massey Ferguson 2135 Industrial

    Chris Graham on 8th October 2021

    Bob Weir went to the Clyde Valley, near Glasgow, to meet Bill Orr, and his Massey Ferguson 2135 Industrial.

  • British National Ploughing Championships

    British National Ploughing Championships

    Chris Graham on 24th September 2021

    The countdown has started for this year’s British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival, to be held on October 9th-10th.

  • 1962 Fordson Dexta tractor

    1962 Fordson Dexta tractor

    Chris Graham on 14th September 2021

    Willie Carson tells the tale of a much-loved, 1962 Fordson Dexta tractor which is enjoying a relaxed life on the family farm in Northern Ireland.

  • Ferguson-Brown record-breaker!

    Ferguson-Brown record-breaker!

    Chris Graham on 26th August 2021

    Peter Love reports on an HJ Pugh & Co auction that saw plenty of interesting tractors sold and a Ferguson-Brown record-breaker.

  • 1977 Claas Mercator 60 combine

    1977 Claas Mercator 60 combine

    Chris Graham on 10th August 2021

    Joseph Lewis enjoys a hands-on encounter with a 1977 Claas Mercator 60 combine that was purchased in East Devon.

  • Muir-Hill tractor buying

    Muir-Hill tractor buying

    Chris Graham on 9th August 2021

    While a Muir-Hill tractor may not have the following enjoyed by similar County and Roadless models, it still offers an attractive alternative.

  • The Fordson Major story

    The Fordson Major story

    Chris Graham on 4th August 2021

    Jonathan Whitlam tells the fascinating Fordson Major story in this, the 70th anniversary year of this influential tractor range from Ford.

  • Buying a cheap, classic tractor

    Buying a cheap, classic tractor

    Chris Graham on 29th July 2021

    Scott Lambert considers the potential pitfalls of buying a cheap, classic tractor, and the costs involved in bringing it up to scratch.