Owners name? Alasdair Cairns

Tractor, Make-model-year? Ferguson FE35 1958

How long have you had the tractor? Eight years

Where did you get it? Bought it second hand from local farm where it had been used as a scraper tractor.

If restored, have you restored it yourself? Yes, I sent the engine away for rebuild

How long has it taken to restore the tractor? Working on it part time, it has taken more than four years.

What was the biggest challenge you had with your tractor? The engine, having to have it sent away for rebuild.

Do you go to many shows/rallies or on-road runs throughout the year? I attend local shows, Drymen and Ardardan, and displayed tractor at local RHET day at farm.

What prizes have you won or best achievement with tractor? Won best on show, and three years best vintage tractor at Ardardan Vintage Tractor Show and first and second prices at Drymen Show.

Would you ever sell it? Hard question to answer, possibly, if the right replacement came up for sale.

Dream tractor – If you could have a tractor from any era? Muir Hill MH 121, I had a model of it as a child.