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  • A fantastic tractor sale!

    A fantastic tractor sale!

    Chris Graham on 15th September 2021

    The Cheffins-run auction of the Liddell family's machinery collection must go down the best of the year. It was a fantastic tractor sale!

  • 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.

  • Fantastic Ford Force 4000!

    Fantastic Ford Force 4000!

    Chris Graham on 22nd July 2021

    The fantastic Ford Force 4000 was a top-selling tractor in the late 1960s and can represent a great first tractor for new buyers today.

  • 1958 Power Major Roadless

    1958 Power Major Roadless

    Chris Graham on 17th February 2021

    George Nisbet owns a 1958 Power Major Roadless that has been in the family since 1964. Bob Weir went to Aberdeenshire to meet them both. Photography: George Nisbet The 1958 Power Major Roadless has been in the Nisbet family for…

  • Fabulous Ford 5030 tractor restoration

    Fabulous Ford 5030 tractor restoration

    Chris Graham on 29th November 2020

    Chris Petherick put his lockdown time to productive use by finishing the restoration of his fabulous Ford 5030, as Chris Graham discovers.

  • On the road again!

    On the road again!

    Chris Graham on 26th September 2020

    Here’s a selection of photographs from the very enjoyable, Rodney Gibson-organised tractor road run – the first in Kent since lockdown.

  • County E27N crawler

    County E27N crawler

    Chris Graham on 30th July 2020

    Mention County tractors to Lindsay Pirie and a gleam springs into his eye. Bob Weir meets the man and his rare, County E27N crawler.

  • The Fordson Super Major

    The Fordson Super Major

    Chris Graham on 2nd July 2020

    Jonathan Whitlam spotlights the Fordson Super Major; a tractor launched in Hamburg at a convention called Ford of Dagenham Comes to Europe, in 1960.

  • Building the M25 motorway

    Building the M25 motorway

    Chris Graham on 6th June 2020

    With period photographs and reports from John Wakely, Alan Barnes reflects on an impressive engineering achievement; building the M25 motorway

  • 100 years of Fordson, Ford and New Holland Conversions

    100 years of Fordson, Ford and New Holland Conversions

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2020

    Following on from 100 Years of Fordson, Ford and New Holland Tractors, published in 2017 to mark the century of Ford tractor production, our colleagues in the Blue Force Club have now produced a second volume. The new book, 100…

  • County’s 90th Anniversary

    County’s 90th Anniversary

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2020

    Peter Love reports on the brilliant celebrations that marked County’s 90th anniversary; a fitting tribute to the famous Hampshire-based tractor conversion specialist Over a memorable weekend late in September, tractors and enthusiasts gathered to mark two important anniversaries – 100…