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    The Traction Engine in Scotland

    £16.99
    Highly illustrated history of Scottish engines from the 1880s-1940s, plus the story of National Museum Scotland's 1907 Marshall traction engine.
    ISBN: 9781905267583
    AuthorAlexander Hayward
    Pub Date08/06/2011
    BindingPaperback
    Pages64
    Availability: In Stock

    Steam traction engines were most widespread in Scotland from the 1880s until the 1940s - mainly for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and,in steam roller form, in road making. The book describes the use of steam power on Scotland road and field, and places National Museum Scotland's 1907 traction engine in its historical context with details of its construction, acquisition and restoration.

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    Steam traction engines were most widespread in Scotland from the 1880s until the 1940s - mainly for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and,in steam roller form, in road making. The book describes the use of steam power on Scotland road and field, and places National Museum Scotland's 1907 traction engine in its historical context with details of its construction, acquisition and restoration.