McDonald Imperial Super-Diesel Tractor

Interviewees: Greg Mouat & Chris Cooper
Location: Batlow
Themes: Power

The apple industry has undergone enormous change since early last century- from the way the apples have been picked and processed to transport. The family farm still survives and our interviewee tells of the change wrought by this tractor in introducing mechanisation and the strong emotional connection to this object which has had an association with their family orchard for over 70 years.

Stage 5 Education Resource: McDonald Imperial Super-Diesel Tractor - Batlow (PDF, 270.2 KB)

Museum: Batlow Museum