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Traction Collection

Background imageTraction Collection: Napier Deltic rail traction diesel engine

Napier Deltic rail traction diesel engine

Background imageTraction Collection: Deltic DP1 locomotive

Deltic DP1 locomotive

Background imageTraction Collection: Caterpillar track steam engine by R. Hornsby & Sons

Caterpillar track steam engine by R. Hornsby & Sons
The first and original Caterpillar or walking engine made by R. Hornsby & Sons of Grantham. R. Hornsby & Sons grew into a major manufacturer of agricultural machinery, at their Spittle Gate Works

Background imageTraction Collection: Threshing Wheat

Threshing Wheat
Men threshing wheat at a farm near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, using a Surrells patent compound steam traction engine (mounted on springs)

Background imageTraction Collection: Sentinel DG4 Timber Tractor ARE195

Sentinel DG4 Timber Tractor ARE195
Sentinel DG4 Timber Tractor regn. ARE195, built in 1935 by the Sentinel Waggon Works in Shrewsbury, at a Bristol Steam Fair. Date: 6 May 1972

Background imageTraction Collection: McLaren Ploughing Engine BD5504

McLaren Ploughing Engine BD5504
McLaren Ploughing Engine, regn. BD5504, number 1552, Hero. Built by J&H McLaren & Co. at Hunslet in 1919, powered by a 16 Nhp compound steam engine. Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imageTraction Collection: Brays Traction Engine

Brays Traction Engine
Brays traction engine impresses passers-by as it draws a heavy load through the streets

Background imageTraction Collection: Threshing corn by traction engine

Threshing corn by traction engine
Threshing corn by steam power. Possibly Suffolk Date: circa 1905

Background imageTraction Collection: Sentinel Wagon Pendle Lady GT 2827

Sentinel Wagon Pendle Lady GT 2827
Sentinel DG6P Type Wagon, regn. GT 2827, number 8590, Pendle Lady. Built in 1931 by the Sentinel Waggon Works in Shrewsbury. Date: 1960s-1970s

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell General Purpose Traction Engine TA369 Red Gauntlet

Burrell General Purpose Traction Engine TA369 Red Gauntlet (msn 3798) at the 1959 Andover Steam Fair. (Charles Burrell & Sons were builders of steam traction engines, agricultural machinery)

Background imageTraction Collection: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - Traction Terminal Building

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - Traction Terminal Building. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTraction Collection: Traction Engine & Three Trailers, Branksome Chine, Dorset

Traction Engine & Three Trailers, Branksome Chine, Dorset
Traction Engine & Three Trailers, Branksome Chine, Poole, near Bournemouth, Dorset, England. Waterloo Sunday School Outing Date: 1906

Background imageTraction Collection: The world of tomorrow- some dreams of invention run riot; th

The world of tomorrow- some dreams of invention run riot; th
Illustration of an aerial mono rail (note date, 1st April 1905) as a vision of the future for railways. The caption states The scientific prophet looks forward to electric traction on this system

Background imageTraction Collection: Whisky / 1890 Transport

Whisky / 1890 Transport
Whisky barrels are transported from distillery to railway station by steam traction engine

Background imageTraction Collection: Aveling & Porter General Purpose Engine - 'Elizabeth'

Aveling & Porter General Purpose Engine - 'Elizabeth'
Aveling & Porter General Purpose Engine number 4157 'Elizabeth'. Reg. MA 5525 Built in 1898 by Aveling & Porter at Rochester, powered by a 6 Nhp compound steam engine. Date: 1970s

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive - 'Princess Royal'

Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive - 'Princess Royal'
Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive number 2879, 'Princess Royal', reg. NO 698 Date: circa 1960

Background imageTraction Collection: Garrett Showman;s Tractor number 33987, 'The Leader'

Garrett Showman;s Tractor number 33987, 'The Leader', reg. BJ 5597, built in 1920. (Richard Garrett & Sons was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery, steam engines and trolleybuses)

Background imageTraction Collection: McLaren Road Locomotive number 1652, 'Boadicea'

McLaren Road Locomotive number 1652, 'Boadicea', reg. WF 1864 Date: circa 1960

Background imageTraction Collection: Marshall Convertible Road Roller number 61307

Marshall Convertible Road Roller number 61307, reg. BE 7805. Date: circa 1960

Background imageTraction Collection: Mann's Tractor number 1425 'Little Jim'

Mann's Tractor number 1425 'Little Jim', reg U 7075, built by Mann's Patent Steam Cart and Wagon Company in 1920. Date: circa 1960

Background imageTraction Collection: Marshall Road Roller, number 76797 'Mary'

Marshall Road Roller, number 76797 'Mary', reg. FU 1327 Date: circa 1960

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell General Purpose Engine number 2921, 'Violet'

Burrell General Purpose Engine number 2921, 'Violet', reg. NO 440 Date: circa 1980

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell General Purpose Engine number 1563, 'The Big A'

Burrell General Purpose Engine number 1563, 'The Big A', reg AH 7350 Date: circa 1980

Background imageTraction Collection: Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Engine and threshing machine

Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Engine and threshing machine
Ransomes Sims & Jefferies General Purpose Engine number 31298, 'Garioch Queen', reg. SA 4253, driving a threshing machine. Date: circa 1980

Background imageTraction Collection: Foster General Purpose Engine number 3710 'Phoenix'

Foster General Purpose Engine number 3710 'Phoenix', reg. CJ 4222 Date: circa 1981

Background imageTraction Collection: Clayton & Shuttleworth General Purpose Engine 'Lady Diana'

Clayton & Shuttleworth General Purpose Engine 'Lady Diana', reg. HRH 1981 Date: circa 1981

Background imageTraction Collection: Tasker Showman's Tractor number 1822, 'Little Jim II'

Tasker Showman's Tractor number 1822, 'Little Jim II', reg. HO 2930 Date: circa 1980

Background imageTraction Collection: Fowler General Purpose Engine number 14910, 'Rising Star'

Fowler General Purpose Engine number 14910, 'Rising Star', reg. CT9092 Date: 1981

Background imageTraction Collection: Marshall General Purpose Engine number 43560 'Winifred'

Marshall General Purpose Engine number 43560 'Winifred', reg. BD 5414. Date: circa 1970

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive number 3979 'Earl Haig'

Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive number 3979 'Earl Haig', reg. YA9138. Date: 1970

Background imageTraction Collection: General Purpose steam traction engine

General Purpose steam traction engine being loaded onto a low loader for transport. Date: 1970

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Showman's Tractor #3631 'Kathleen'

Burrell Showman's Tractor #3631 'Kathleen', regn OR 2729 Date: circa 1965

Background imageTraction Collection: Wallis & Steevens General Purpose Engine number: 7774 'Anne'

Wallis & Steevens General Purpose Engine number: 7774 'Anne'
Wallis & Steevens EXP-class General Purpose Engine number: 7774, 'Anne', regn CT 6081, at York on 16 May 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageTraction Collection: Foster Showman's Road Locomotive number: 14632, 'Success'

Foster Showman's Road Locomotive number: 14632, 'Success', regn AAU 370, at York on 16 May 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Road Locomotive number: 3257, 'Clinker'

Burrell Road Locomotive number: 3257, 'Clinker', regn AH 5317, at Newark on 11 June 1972. Date: 1972

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive number: 3334, 'The Bailie'

Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive number: 3334, 'The Bailie'
Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive number: 3334, regn GA 2168, 'The Bailie', at Newark on 12 June 1971. Built in 1911 by Charles Burrell & Sons at Thetford, in Norfolk

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Road Locomotive number: 3257, 'Clinker'

Burrell Road Locomotive number: 3257, 'Clinker', regn AH 5317, at Newark on 11 June 1972. Date: 1972

Background imageTraction Collection: Fowler General Purpose Engine number: 21647, 'Kinsale'

Fowler General Purpose Engine number: 21647, 'Kinsale'
Fowler A9-class General Purpose Engine number: 21647, 'Kinsale', regn ZB 1135, at Newark on 12 June 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageTraction Collection: Aveling & Porter Tractor number: 9183, 'The Pirate'

Aveling & Porter Tractor number: 9183, 'The Pirate'
Aveling & Porter GND-class Tractor number: 9183, 'The Pirate', regn KE 18, at Ryhill on 17 June 1972. Date: 1972

Background imageTraction Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15451, 'Victory'

Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15451, 'Victory'
Fowler BB1-class Ploughing Engine number: 15451, 'Victory', regn SD 9378, at Newark on 12 June 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageTraction Collection: Aveling & Porter Road Roller number: 10571, 'Edna'

Aveling & Porter Road Roller number: 10571, 'Edna'
Aveling & Porter D-class Road Roller number: 10571, 'Edna', regn NU 1916, at Newark on 12 June 1971. Date: 1971

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Tractor number: 3191, 'Furious'

Burrell Tractor number: 3191, 'Furious', regn VLJ 346, at Wycombe on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageTraction Collection: Marshall Road Roller number: 76116, 'Maid Marion'

Marshall Road Roller number: 76116, 'Maid Marion'
Marshall S-class Road Roller number: 76116, 'Maid Marion', regn YA 5040, at Wycombe on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageTraction Collection: Burrell Tractor number: 3554, 'King George V'

Burrell Tractor number: 3554, 'King George V', regn AH 0181, at Wycombe on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageTraction Collection: Wallis & Steevens Road Roller number: 7799, 'Daisy May'

Wallis & Steevens Road Roller number: 7799, 'Daisy May', regn HO 6364, at Wycombe on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageTraction Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15182, 'Achilles'

Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15182, 'Achilles'
Fowler BB1-class Ploughing Engine number: 15182, 'Achilles', regn HO 5869, at Banbury on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageTraction Collection: Fowler General Purpose Engine number: 11554, 'Enterprise'

Fowler General Purpose Engine number: 11554, 'Enterprise'
Fowler A4-class General Purpose Engine number: 11554, 'Enterprise', regn CJ 5366, at Banbury on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imageTraction Collection: Fowler Showman's Tractor number: 14798, 'Firefly'

Fowler Showman's Tractor number: 14798, 'Firefly', regn U 5313, at York on 16 May 1971. Date: 1971



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