Tractor & Farming Heritage

  • A 1949 Renault 3042

    A 1949 Renault 3042

    Chris Graham on 13th October 2021

    Roy MacGregor has been collecting old tractors for years, and recently imported a 1949 Renault 3042, as Bob Weir reports.

  • 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.

  • The Allis-Chalmers tractor range

    The Allis-Chalmers tractor range

    Chris Graham on 15th July 2021

    Ben Phillips spotlights the interesting and brightly-coloured machines to be found in the Allis-Chalmers tractor range.

  • John Deere two-cylinder Model B

    John Deere two-cylinder Model B

    Chris Graham on 30th June 2021

    Tony Hoyland spotlights one of the most successful lines of tractors to come out of the John Deere stable; the two-cylinder Model B

  • Working weekend for classic crawlers

    Working weekend for classic crawlers

    Chris Graham on 14th June 2021

    Stephen ‘Waspy’ Robson’s working weekend was one of the few events that took place in 2020, and Anne Bates was there to bring us this report.

  • 1940s Zadrugar T-08 tractor

    1940s Zadrugar T-08 tractor

    Chris Graham on 1st June 2021

    The 1940s Zadrugar T-08 tractor grew out of Yugoslavia’s post-war break-away from the USSR, as Aleksandar Vidojkovic and Tony Hoyland explain.

  • 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.

  • Rare Newman WD2 trike restoration

    Rare Newman WD2 trike restoration

    Chris Graham on 15th May 2021

    Restoring this rare Newman WD2 trike wasn’t easy for Derek Hiscock, but was certainly well worth all the effort, as Peter Henshaw discovers.

  • International B-250 tractor restored

    International B-250 tractor restored

    Chris Graham on 10th May 2021

    Persistence pays off in the restoration of this International B-250 tractor, which was washed-up at the scrapyard, as Jo Roberts explains.

  • Amazing agricultural images!

    Amazing agricultural images!

    Chris Graham on 1st May 2021

    Peter Loves shares some amazing agricultural images from the AJ Ward & Co archive, provided by the Sussex Steam Engine Club's Steve McIntosh.

  • 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.

  • 1947 Fordson E27N tractor

    1947 Fordson E27N tractor

    Chris Graham on 25th April 2021

    Andrew Naughton brought his 1947 Fordson E27N tractor back to life, by finishing a restoration that had been started 41 years ago!