Ford

  • 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.

  • A very special Fordson Major

    A very special Fordson Major

    Chris Graham on 16th August 2021

    William Carson samples a very special Fordson Major that’s one of the best-sounding tractors that Ford never built!

  • 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.

  • Colourful Bolivian buses!

    Colourful Bolivian buses!

    Chris Graham on 8th July 2021

    Kevin Hoggett reports from the vibrant streets in South America, on some colourful Bolivian buses he spotted in La Paz.

  • 1975 MF 20 Industrial tractor

    1975 MF 20 Industrial tractor

    Chris Graham on 19th June 2021

    Bob Weir goes to Scotland to visit Massey Ferguson enthusiast Dave McCulloch, and his superb, 1975 MF 20 Industrial tractor.

  • Two 60-year-old Nuffield tractors

    Two 60-year-old Nuffield tractors

    Chris Graham on 18th May 2021

    Jonathan Whitlam tells the story of two 60-year-old Nuffield tractors, and the engine problems that dogged their production lives.

  • The wartime Willys Jeep

    The wartime Willys Jeep

    Chris Graham on 26th April 2021

    Nowadays, 4x4 vehicles are commonplace on most farms but, as Jo Roberts explains, it was the wartime Willys Jeep that blazed the trail.

  • The versatile Thames 400E range

    The versatile Thames 400E range

    Chris Graham on 1st April 2021

    Peter Simpson tells the story of Ford’s 1950s van, the versatile Thames 400E, which set new standards in a rapidly-changing market.

  • Crawford’s 1958 Austin Gipsy

    Crawford’s 1958 Austin Gipsy

    Chris Graham on 27th March 2021

    Brian Culpan tells the fascinating story of Crawford’s 1958 Austin Gipsy, which truly is a 'van for all seasons'.

  • David Brown 25D: A powerful performer!

    David Brown 25D: A powerful performer!

    Chris Graham on 26th March 2021

    Robbie Thorpe digs out one of his favourite tractors and explains to Jonathan Whitlam why he has such an affinity with David Brown machines.

  • Classic vans on test

    Classic vans on test

    Chris Graham on 24th February 2021

    Mike Forbes has selected some fascinating, archive photographs from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ Collection, showing classic vans on test. Ford replaced its out-dated E83W 10 cwt van in 1957 with the 400E. There were a number of derivatives, including the…