Inventor Harry Ferguson battles to protect his groundbreaking designs
Pictured at his Cotswold home, Abbotswood, Harry Ferguson is shown driving a TE-20.
Harry Ferguson (left) and Henry Ford at a demonstration of the Ferguson System Ford-Ferguson 9N tractor.
Three of the most prominent politicians of World War II – Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden and Christopher Soames – are given a demonstration of a Ferguson tractor at Chartwell, Churchill’s family home.
This Ferguson advertisement had a simple message and was just part of a very successful marketing strategy.
The first Ferguson tractor built in the Ferguson Park facility in America came off the line Oct. 11, 1948.
An early photograph of the production line at Banner Lane, Coventry, thought to have been taken during World War II, when Bristol Aero engines were manufactured at the plant.
Driving a tractor down the steps of Claridge’s Hotel in 1948, typical of the publicity stunts Harry Ferguson used to get his tractor into the public eye.
Harry Ferguson Ltd., at Banner Lane, Coventry.
Harry Ferguson (left) and Sir John Black, managing director of Standard Motor Co., drive one of the first Ferguson TE-20s produced at Banner Lane.