Steam Tractors the Power Behind First Motorized Armored Vehicles

Used to haul road trains of supply wagons, steam tractors became the first motorized armored vehicles

An unarmored commerical Fowler road train of 1899
An unarmored commerical Fowler road train of 1899. Note both the steam traction engine and all three wagons are sprung. This type was used to haul supplies during the Boer War.