What's New..... at Blue Force
In April and May next year Philip Gibson and Peter Plehov, respectively our Chairman and Treasurer, will be undertaking the 'Coastline Tractor Challenge' with a joint aim of celebrating 100 years of Ford, Fordson and New Holland tractor production in Cork, Dagenham and Basildon, and raising money for 'Steps Care Centre' and 'Cancer Research UK.
To learn more about this exciting venture, and to donate to the two worthy charities, click here.
2017 sees the 100th anniversary of the production of the first Ford tractor. To mark the occasion Blue Force has published a lavish 528 page book about the tractor models produced over the course of a century. With over 1270 full colour photographs this book is the perfect souvenir of a once in a lifetime occasion and will be officially launched at the New Holland factory in Basildon on January 11th.
Spring Tractor World Show 25th & 26th February 2017 at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern. Blue Force has a large space to fill again. See our Diary page for details of the various classes and to download an Exhibitor form.
Blue Force Heritage Magazine
The September issue of Heritage has just landed on member's doormats. Click on our Magazine page to see a very small selection of photographs from just a few of the articles in the magazine this time. To see more sign up for your Blue Force membership which includes four of these magazines a year.
WANTED An equal wheel county four wheel drive kit for a Fordson Super Performance Major. Please phone Joe on 07739109257.
MISSING One of our members is trying to locate the following three tractors, if you can help, or know anyone else that can, please let Paul know, thanks.
FORD 4000 WANTED
If you lived in Solway Drive, Sutton Heights, Telford in the 1970s and owned a Ford 4000 tractor fitted with a Duncan cab, registration number: RUX 747H, please call Paul on 07789 904156. The tractor was first owned by Shifnal Farm Services from Shropshire.
FORD 4600 WANTED
Does anybody know what this tractor is doing today? It is a Ford 4600 with Q cab/white bubble cab, registration number HAW 628V and was first owned by Shifnal Farm Services, Shropshire and was last owned by Harper Adams or Walford Agricultural College, Shropshire. Please call Paul on 07789 904156.
FORD 4600 WANTED
Can anybody help me find this Ford 4600 tractor with a Q cab/white bubble cab, registration number VNT ---S? I don't know the three numbers of the registration but would like to hear from anybody that had this tractor, please call Paul on 07789 904156. The tractor was first owned by Shifnal Farm Services of Shropshire.