Ransomes

  • Cheffins sale dominated by Ford tractors

    Cheffins sale dominated by Ford tractors

    Chris Graham on 4th December 2021

    Peter Love reports from a recent Cheffins sale dominated by Ford tractors, held at the company's Sutton premises in Cambridgeshire.

  • Villa Wrea Autumn Steam Fair

    Villa Wrea Autumn Steam Fair

    Chris Graham on 19th November 2021

    Sue Ogden reports from the first Villa Wrea Autumn Steam Fair, which turned out to be an outstanding success.

  • Ford tractors dominate at Cheffins!

    Ford tractors dominate at Cheffins!

    Chris Graham on 22nd October 2021

    Peter Love reports from Yorkshire as Ford tractors dominate at Cheffins' recent and well-attended Harrogate Vintage Sale.

  • 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.

  • 1955 Fordson New Diesel Major E1A

    1955 Fordson New Diesel Major E1A

    Chris Graham on 13th January 2021

    Phil Yeldham garages his beloved 1955 Fordson New Diesel Major E1A, while his car languishes on the drive outside. Sarah Waspe meets the man to find out why. Fordson New Diesel Major: Phil’s interest in this tractor manifested itself during…

  • Beet farming of yesteryear in Scotland

    Beet farming of yesteryear in Scotland

    Chris Graham on 13th December 2020

    Peter Small takes a nostalgic look back at the beet farming of yesteryear in the fields of Fife, Scotland. Beet farming of yesteryear: A Ferguson tractor, complete with wheel girdles, operates a John Salmon beet harvester, which is being adjusted…

  • A taste of Italy

    A taste of Italy

    Chris Graham on 16th October 2020

    The Fiat 50C may be an uncommon tractor, but this model also has an interesting history, as Tony Hoyland reveals.

  • Steam-threshing in Suffolk

    Steam-threshing in Suffolk

    Chris Graham on 3rd October 2020

    With steam events cancelled in 2020, engines have been out working instead. Michael Pumfrey reports on a day's steam-threshing in Suffolk.

  • Traction Engines 5

    Traction Engines 5

    Chris Graham on 25th August 2020

    Another brilliant collection of photographs and detailed information covering traction engines that, over the years, have worked, rusted and been restored into loving preservation. Traction Engines 5: Continuing the alphabetical progression through the engine builders, this time covering Ransomes, Sims…