Roadless Super Major ? - 779 EAH at Newark VTS 08 - IMG 3647 edited

Roadless Super Major - 779 EAH in the George Stephenson pavilion at Newark Vintage Show in 2008

779 EAH is a restored Roadless Major Four-wheel drive tractor conversion by Roadless Traction Ltd in 1963 of a Fordson Super Major built at Dagenham, Essex, England. Owned and restored by Colin White from Newark, Nottinghamshire from a rough hedgerow find tractor bought at auction.

Tractors historyEdit

  • Converted in 1963 by Roadless Traction Ltd
  • Supplied by J.J. Wright & Sons Ltd of Derham, Norfolk
  • Detailed early history unknown.
  • Originally worked in Norfolk were it was found in a hedgrow.
  • Sold at auction were the current owner bought it in  ?
  • Restored by current owner to a pristine condition.
  • In the Colin White collection in Nottinghamshire.


This tractor has been exhibited at events including;




Photo Caption / notes
Roadless Super Major - 779 EAH at Newark 08 - IMG 3641 At Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show in 2008
Roadless super Major - 779 EAH axle and power steering - IMG 3642 Details of Front axle, drive, and power steering. Note the cranked axle stay and track rod to clear the prop shaft.
Roadless Major transfer box and clutch - IMG 3643 Tranfer box (the Sandwich in transmission) and the dog clutch lever to engage/disengage drive to front axle.
Roadless Super Major ? - 779 EAH at Newark VTS 08 - IMG 3649 The offside of the engine.
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References / sourcesEdit

Photos from 2008 Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show.

  • Show guide 2008

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