Above is the 17 Fordson tractors that we have on display. One for each year of production. From 1918 to 1933 plus a 1937.
This Tractor came from Northern New Hampshire and was used primarily for farm use to replace horses. It was used on the belt to power a threasher and saw rig. It was also the first production year for consumer sales. There were 259 built in 1917 for use in World War 1 and exported to England.
Built 16th Nov 1918............... Serial: 28649...............Production:............34,166.
Restored Aug. 1996
This is Amy Sinclair, a local TV News traveling story reporter who visited us in the Spring of 2001. This Fordson came from Central Maine and was used on a dairy farm to rake hay and haul wood for the long winters. This was a left over bought in 1919.
Restored May. 1997
Fordson worked in Central Maine along side of the 1919 on the same
farm mowing hay and driving a thresher. It was a large dairy farm
which required more than one tractor.
It was also bought at the same time as the 1919. The farm sold oats,wheat & milk.
Built on the 17th, April 1920........................ Ser. 125218.
Production:............77,469..................Restored Mar. 1997
This Fordson is equipped with a trackson track kit. It came from a large farm in Northern Maine and was used for early season plowing with a double Ferguson plow. It also is equipped with an after market magneto which improved its performance. A great little machine for its time. It sold new for about $895.
Production: Tracksons - Unknown...................Tractors - 67,556
Restored Dec. 1995
is a very rare Fordson tractor equipped with a Trackson Model D track
kit. This tractor came from Northwestern Maine and was primarilty a
woods machine. It was expensive to buy at the time and cost $4000. It
is very stable and can climb very steep grades. It weighs over
7000lbs. and has a top speed of 2.8mph.
Built 6th, July 1925....................... Serial. 492039.
Production: Tracksons - Unknown........ Tractors - 112,247
Restored Jan. 1996
Trackson Before Restored
This Fordson is probably as well equipped as any Fordson ever sold. Its options include a cross over magneto, a Pierce governor, rubber tires, a Detroit side mower, fenders, a water pump and a drawbar extension. This tractor came from the Millinocket area and was owned by a gentleman farmer who probably would like to have taken it with him.
Production: 115.851 (Fordsons largest production year.)
Built 19th, Apr. 1927.............Serial: 668002.
Restored Dec. 1995
In 1929 all Fordson tooling was moved to Cork, Ireland. This is the first year, N series tractor, built by Fordson. It had major changes as seen. Standard now was drop axle with coil spring, finders, magneto, cast front wheels,larger horsepower engine. This was the first year of the imported Fordson. This tractor was made for export only to possitions of England and eventually came to Canada. From there it was brought to Maine.
Built 11th Feb. 1929............... Serial. 749682
Production: 9,686................Restored: Jan. 1996
N, built in Cork Ireland, is equipped with a White Hoist Co. winch
and came from Cape Cod, Mass. where it was used as an equipment
retriever for a cranberry company. In its bogs, it was a very
necessary piece of equipment in their work.
Built Jan. 21st 1931.................Serial. 773015
Production: 3,500..................Restored Dec. 1996
This Fordson Model N was built in Cork Ireland
and came from Southern VT. It was used as a prime mover on a farm raising cattle and horses.
It was used for hauling hay and for belt power on a silo and a thresher.
Restored: May 1996.
This Fordson N, built in Dagenham, England, was the first year for orange paint and the oil bath air cleaner. This tractor came from Southern N.H. and was used primarily for mowing and towing on an estate. It is equipped with rubber tires and a Detroit mower. It has no fenders so as to not obstruct the view of mowing.
Serial: 810541............... Production: 19,198.
Restored Dec. 1995
NOT EVERYONE IS AWARE THAT THE FIRST RACE CAR DALE DROVE WAS A 1956 FORD AND DROVE A FORD FOR BUD MOORE IN 1982 AND 1983. SO IN TRIBUTE TO THOSE OCCASIONS I HAVE RESTORED ONE OF MY FORDSON TRACTORS ESPECIALLY IN HIS MEMORY. WE ALL THANK DALE FOR THE EXCITING MOMENTS GIVEN TO US BY HIM THROUGHOUT HIS RACING CAREER. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES DALE AND BE AT PEACE.
THIS TRACTOR WAS BUILT IN THE IRISH FREE STATE IN 1932.
RESTORED: AUGUST 2001
RESTORED BY: DON CLOUGH W. GARDINER, ME
Fordson N Before Restored
"Arnold Palmer Fordson
Have a new showroom with 17 reconditioned Fordsons on display. From 1918 to 1933 plus a 1937. One for each year. And more. We do have some parts for the Fordson Tractors left. Over 40 used Fordsons in stock. We are also at the present time selling parts on Ebay (www.ebay.com/). Just search under Fordson Tractor (Sellers ID: me.72). Have also restored several old caterpillar bulldozers. Have restored a Caterpillar Sixty and two old Caterpillar Thirtys, back when they were gray, before they were yellow. Also have restored an old Caterpillar-Diesel which is very rare. That one is yellow. Have restored a Caterpillar Diesel Forty and a D-9. (Do have some parts for D-9). The links below has a few of the Caterpillars that have been restored. Also resently have restored a Big TC-12 and a Cletrac 100 Tractor which is very rare. We are located in West Gardiner, Maine which is about 7 miles south of the capitol, Augusta. Thanks very much for stopping by. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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