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  1. Running- off the tractor

    by , 08-08-2014 at 01:03 PM (Life in a small town.)
    Running off the tractor.

    Dad's tractor, a 1958 Massey Ferguson 65, was a monument to his optimism. He kept it
    parked up the "Strips", a steep track above the farm. This was because it had no
    working starter motor, or battery, or in fact any electrical systems at all.
    It had to be "run off", and then kept running until the day's work was done.
    "Whatever you do, Don't stall the tractor!" was the mantra ...