Stylish tractor cabs 

12764834_444814312378541_4283555504396066485_oStyle and tractor cabs are not normally concepts that are associated with one another.  That is, until you see some of the early Scottish made tractor cabs.  A particularly notable one was made by Scottish Aviation Ltd, based at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire.

10688316_444814442378528_1151576870092757038_oThe company, incorporated in 1935, and was dissolved in 1978, manufactured tractor cabs, among other products.  Its cab making days are recorded between 1948 and 1967 when it was a regular advertiser in both Farming News and The Scottish farmer.  It was also an exhibitor at the Royal Highland Show between 1950 and 1952. 

The tractor cab from Scottish Aviation Ltd was photographed at Dumfries and Galloway Vintage Machinery Club vintage rally, Dumfries, 25 May 2014.

© 2016 Heather Holmes