Fordson Tractor

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Interviewee: Gordon Muir
Location: Temora
Theme: Innovation & Imports

After the 1920's, few tractors were manufactured in Australia as they could not compete with cheaper imports, mainly from America. Significant makes like the Fordson Major competed on the international front with manufacturing fluctuating between Ireland, America and England – with primary demand from the English market.

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Stage 5 Education Resource:
Fordson Tractor- Temora (217KB)

Museum: Temora Rural Museum