The Fordson Major was the F.M.F.8 and the Ford 5000 was the AT 5. They also built Roller conversions for Fordson tractors and later going on to build simple diesel road rollers.
One machine that they also built was a "Pole Erector" Machine again for utility contractors.
Company history[edit | edit source]
The company was founded nr Bath in ?
They were later taken over by T.H. White Engineers Ltd. of Frome in Somerset, who branded some products as Auto-Mower.
Model Range[edit | edit source]
- Line erecting Tractors
Probably best Known for building Line pulling (winch) tractors used by companies erecting Power transmission lines on pylons. The tractors generally had a large winch on a stretched frame with the front axle moved forwards, and anchor spud legs on the back. Most had a triangular frame over the top with a large guide pulley for the winch cable at the top.
- Pole erector machine
- Roller conversions
- Road rollers
Preserved Machines[edit | edit source]
- Pole Erector Tractor - One was displayed at SED in 2006
- Roller - Auto-Roller AR sn 42629MOD
- Cable winching tractors - used by utility companies for overhead powerline erecting. Several are in collectors hands.
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