British Agricultural Shows and Vintage Rallies

Varied offerings, like agricultural shows and rallies, celebrate vintage tractors and old farm tools

At the 2010 Caerwys show, a handsome, unrestored 1947 Field Marshall Series 2 that belongs to Simon Waterhouse of Bodfari.
At the 2010 Caerwys show, this handsome, unrestored 1947 Field Marshall Series 2 belongs to Simon Waterhouse of Bodfari. Field Marshall tractors, with their single cylinder engines, make a deep and distinctive “thump thump” sound, which can be heard loud and clear across any showground. Tractor shows these days usually contain a good mixture of restored and unrestored tractors. Fans of unrestored tractors often refer to their untouched machines as “unmolested.”