Story of Tractors DVD


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This fascinating series gives you a are chance to see a wide range of tractors of all ages, from the earliest machines of the 1920s to present day, hard at work throughout the farming year. Find out about each machine, and its place in agricultural history. SALOP STEAM RALLY Richard Sturdey visits Salop Steam Rally at Onslow Park and shows us some of the more unusual machines from the 1920s in action, including a 1927 Caterpillar and a Huber and Runeley, also from the US. In the next programme Richard Sturdey continues to describe the attributes of some of the vintage working farm machinery in action at the Salop Steam Rally. Today s machines include 1920s and 30s Nuffield, Caterpillar, International, Mogul, International Crawler, and the Fordson Super Major with a combination of propane gas and diesel powered engines. In the final programme from the Salop Steam Ralley, Richard Sturdey looks at the vintage big-boys machines designed for tractor-pulling ie peforming under extra loads. Tractors at work include Leyland, Fordson, Nuffield, Livery, Allis, Lance, Bulldog and Case. ON THE FARM The first programme finds us in Sussex watching vintage tractors from the 1930s and 40s hard at work, still doing real jobs on the farm mowing, ploughing and hedgecutting. Machines include Fordson, Massey Ferguson, David Brown, Nuffield and Marshall. Back on the farm in the second episode with some more 1940s tractors, this time they are ploughing, drilling and muck-spreading! Machines include those made by Case, Ford, Fiat, Claas, John Deere & Leyland. The final on the farm programme looks at some of the powerful tractors of the 2nd half of the 20th century, working in the fields. Manufacturers include John Deere, Fendt, Ford, New Holland, Massey Ferguson, DOE, Challenger, Lamborghini and Marshall. THE DAVID BROWN STORY The first programme features the story of David Brown Tractors from their early beginnings through to the 1960s. In the second installment we pick up the David Brown story in the 1970s when the use of these well-loved tractors expanded from working on the farm, to the production of industrial models for use on the highways. We look at a number of models hard at work in a variety of situations. In the final installment of the David Brown story, we come up to date, with numerous purchasers, including CASE IH, and the subsequent development and production of new machines.

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  • 2
Sound Information:
  • Dolby Digital
Number of Discs:
  • 3
Main Language:
  • English
  • Demand DVD
  • E

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