Old Iron Opens the Door to New Friends

People are at the heart of the old iron hobby, as Josephine Roberts explains.

This 1964 Fordson Major started life as a standard tractor, but was converted, probably from new, into a 4-wheel drive machine by the Roadless Traction Co. Roadless specialised in converting tractors to 4-wheel drive in a time when few were commercially available. Roadless conversions, once popular as forestry tractors, are highly sought after today. This example has the added curiosity of an attached saw bench. This rare and workmanlike machine belongs to Sam Edge; it has been owned by the same family for almost 40 years.
Photo by Josephine Roberts