Brief Life Summary | Harry Ferguson Legacy

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Brief Life Summary

Year 1947

(July) Ford announces the introduction of a new tractor, the Ford 8N (known in Ireland as the Ford Minor) incorporating Ferguson System hydraulics.

(November) Harry Ferguson goes to America to see for himself  what is happening and decides on December 11th to take legal action against Ford for dishonouring their agreement and producing a tractor of his own fitted with Ferguson system hydraulics and linkage.

End of Ford ferguson tractor production.

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