The Peterbro tractor was built by Peter Brotherhood Limited of Peterborough from 1920 till the mid 1930s.
History[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Peter Brotherhood Ltd
The Peter Brotherhood company had a long history in the railway industry before branching out into the tractor market in the 1920s. The tractor was shown at the Royal show of 1920 and also won a bronze medal at the Royal Agricultural Societies show at Lincoln, being beaten to first place by a British Wallis tractor..
The tractor developed 30 hp which was large for the British market at that time. They were more popular in Australia and New Zealand.
Preserved models[edit | edit source]
- One example exists in the Hunday National Tractor Collection in Northumberland.
- A couple more are Known to exist in the UK.
- Several examples exist in New Zealand.
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See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
Links[edit | edit source]
- Old tractor Magazine Featured the Peterbro in Issue 15
- [http://www.xenonite.com/hosted%20sites/woolpit%20steam/images/photos/full/gallery4/Very%20rare%20Peterbro%20Tractor%201918%20Pic%202.jpg Photo of Rare Peterbro at Woolpit rally