New Zealand's Tractor Centennial

Marks The Centennial Of The Tractor

| November/December 1989

  • Hanomag R 35
    German built Hanomag R 35, built in 1954, owned by Brian Batchelor and seen at Christchurch.
  • 1913 Saunderson and Mills Universal tractor
    A 1913 Saunderson and Mills Universal tractor, owned by Geraldine Vintage Machinery Club.
  • American tractor
    One of the more unusual American tractors in New Zealand; Brian Batchelor's Ruggles & Parsons, built about 1918, seen here at the Christchurch rally. Note unusual rear wheels fitted with flat steel plates.
  • Oldest tractor
    What is probably New Zealand's oldest tractor, Roger Mahan's 25 HP Titan, belted to the Kingsbury horsepower tester. The variable pitch propellor can be clearly seen.
  • Peterbro tractor

  • McDonald Imperial tractor
    Australian-made McDonald Imperial tractor, made in 1935 and owned by Lionel Donaldson. This tractor has a single cylinder horizontal engine.

  • Hanomag R 35
  • 1913 Saunderson and Mills Universal tractor
  • American tractor
  • Oldest tractor
  • Peterbro tractor
  • McDonald Imperial tractor

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