American Tractors in Great Britain

With British tractors in short supply, the import of American tractors was ramped up to assist farmers during World War I.

A steam plowing set that was part of the Ministry of Munitions order on the move between jobs, sometime in the 1920s. The engines, and probably the plow and cultivator, were built by Fowler. The rear engine is pulling the crew’s living van.
Period photo courtesy Peter Longfoot