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Tractor engine, Athy, Co. Kildare

Tractor engine, Athy, Co. Kildare

 
 
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We have not had a good machine for quite a while. I think it was Carol who suggested that we post this particular photo, she obviously has a thing for old engines like this! I wonder if the O'Gormans are still dealing in Ford products? 2017 is the centenary of Henry Ford setting up his factory in Cork...BeachcomberAustralia ( /photos/beachcomberaustralia/ ) identified the engine as the "Velfrey Queen", a 1931 Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies traction engine. Long live the Queen ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUtNCW_NxhM&t=1m24s ) .....PLUS:.FINAL ROUND-UP - Last call to Flickroonies old and new, near and far, far away! - If you want to be a part of our NLI Flickr Exhibition Extravaganza, then make an old library very happy, and have a look here ( http://www.nli.ie/en/list/latest-news.aspx?article=51b25903-26cf-4a30-8c69-6b3588b4ee48 ) - easy peasy, and enjoyable, honest!...Photographer: James P. O'Dea. .Collection:James P. O'Dea ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000148612 ) . .Date: 12 July 1963. .NLI Ref.: ODEA 36/99 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000306577 ) . .You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie ( http://catalogue.nli.ie )

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1870 - 1930
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