5 Tractors lined up for auction

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5 Tractors lined up for auction

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Description

This image shows 5 of many tractors which had been owned by GordonSutcliffe. They are lined up and awaiting buyers at an auction after Gordon's death. Looking from left to right, there is a Fordson, a Ferguson, an Alice Chalmers, another Ferguson and a David Brown.
Auction. Following Gordon's death a public auction of his large collection including engineering, motor and farming artefacts was held on his small holding at Blackshaw Head overlooking Colden. It was held on 8th September 2007 and the auctioneers were Silverwoods of Clitheroe. People came from far and wide and many local people attended.
Gordon’s Interests Gordon was a keen motorcyclist and owned a number of motorcycles from classic British manufacturers for example Matchless and Norton. He enjoyed maintaining these bikes and racing with them

Gordon was enthusiastic about all types of machines and spent many happy hours at his smallholding with his vast collection of machines, vehicles and spare parts.

Creator

Steve North and Eileen Stewart, Badger Lane, Blackshawhead.

Date

c 08/09 /2007; taken

Contributor

Made available by: Steve North and Eileen Stewart, SHED members

Edited by: Ged and Monica Haley and Edith Bowman, SHED members.

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

Scanned still image

Identifier

Omeka item id#: 72
Original filename: IMGP7969.JPG

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IMGP7969.JPG

Citation

Steve North and Eileen Stewart, Badger Lane, Blackshawhead., “5 Tractors lined up for auction,” SHED (Blackshaw Local History Group) Archive, accessed February 29, 2024, https://blackshawhistory.org/items/show/72.

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