POST CARD


| March/April 1966



Thresher

Courtesy of Geoffrey B. King, Primrose Farm-Vole Road, Mark, Highbridge, Somerset, England. The threshing set is Burrell 3894, 5 hp. d.c. compound, 2 speed, bell, tanks, named 'Saint Brannock' (March 1921). Thresher 1897, all wood, made by Mars

Geoffrey B. King

Courtesy of Geoffrey B. King, Primrose Farm-Vole Road, Mark, Highbridge, Somerset, England Sentinel Wagon, 9192 (April 1935) last type of steam Lorry's made in this country. 120 hp four cylinder engine, single acting, using superheated steam, pressure fed lubrication. Has water tube boiler with a high evaporation rate. Shaft drive, platform 15 feet long. Legal load under present taxation 7 ton 5 cwk. She has been rebuilt and is just the same as new. At that time she could do well over 50 miles per hour. Photo was taken last November when I was out 'motoring', steam is the safety valve blowing. 225 there is no exhaust steam from chimney except when it is cold weather.

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