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Tractor & Farm Heritage September 2017

In the September 2017 issue of Tractor & Farm Heritage we meet a group of enthusiasts whose passion for steam locomotives has progressed into a fascination for vintage tractors. Plus many know of the Lamborghini name when it comes to sports cars; but the brand owes its existence to the world of agriculture.

All work and all play  
Massey Ferguson 35X and MF 165 – one for work one for pleasure what more could an enthusiast ask for.

Going half-tracked
On closer inspection, the Fordson Major with Roadless DG4 half-tracks and New Holland T8.435 Smartrax have more in common than you think.

News
An update on events in and around the world of vintage tractors and rural heritage.

Woolpit wonders
The Woolpit Steam Rally is a unique event, with a superb mixture of mostly pre-Sixties machines.

Tractor Talk
All your latest news and views about the veteran, vintage an classic scene.

Graham’s Grumbles
Motorways and new technology provide some good reasons to get Graham Hampstead’s goat.

From trains to tractors
We meet a group of enthusiasts whose passion for steam locomotives has progressed into a fascination for vintage tractors.

Letting off steam
It’s fun and games down on Graham Hampstead’s smallholding with more Leyland 154 problems and keeping the lambing line in order.

Last Word
Looking after the purse strings is an important job especially when Farmer Brown is after another tractor.

A marque of distinction
Many know of the Lamborghini name when it comes to sports cars; but the brand owes its existence to the world of agriculture.

Global giant
Seventy years ago, the biggest crawler on the market, the International TD24, was launched – we find one preserved on the far side of the world.

Vintage scene
The One Way Street Collection from East Anglia boasts not one but two very early Fordson MOM tractors.

Banner Lane beginnings
The story of how Massey Ferguson’sBanner Lane factory came about is almost as fascinating as the company’s famous products.

Rare Breeds
The Clydesdale horse. Another fact file from the listings of native rare breeds held on the Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s watch list.

A3-152 engine overhaul
Last month, Ben Phillips found shards of metal from the thrust washer behind the rear crank oil seal, now it’s time to investigate what’s in the A3-152 engine.

Whatson
Your summer guide to heritage days plus our reviews of rallies, shows and road runs.