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Ford & Fordson on Film Volume 2 DVD, Operation Tractor

80 years of Ford tractors on original film

Eighty years of Ford tractor history, shown in chronological order, are featured in this new series of DVD programmes. Using original colour and black & white promotional and information films professionally made by the Ford Motor Company over a number of decades, this series brings the story of the Ford tractor back to life!

VOLUME TWO "Operation Tractor"

Taking a close look at the New Major of the 1950s and particularly the most popular version, the Diesel Major. The film "Black Magic" follows a Norfolk farmer specialising in crop drying, using a massive fleet of tractors. In "Operation Tractors" thirty-one Majors are delivered to one farmer in convoy! The 1953 British and 1954 World Ploughing Championships demonstrate the competitive Fordson and a Diesel Major is really put through its paces in "6 Days And 6 Nights" of continuous ploughing.

Duration 72 mins

With machines from 1917 up to the 1990s, this series will feature something for everyone interested in Ford tractors and brings a completely new perspective to the machines that helped revolutionise farming the world over.

Code No. 014087, $35.00

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