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TITLE
Messers Gunn of Greenland with their new steam tractor
EXTERNAL ID
CAITHHORZ_THUFM_PH131
PLACENAME
Thurso
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
DATE OF IMAGE
1910
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Caithness Horizons
ASSET ID
4318
KEYWORDS
tractors
traction engines
Messers Gunn of Greenland with their new steam tractor

Messrs Gunn of Greenland with their new steam tractor at Thurso Station, c1910.

The term "steam tractor" is more usually applied to the smallest models of traction engine - typically those weighing seven tons or less and used for hauling small loads on public roads. Although known as light steam tractors, these engines are generally just smaller versions of the 'road locomotive'.


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Messers Gunn of Greenland with their new steam tractor

CAITHNESS: Thurso

1910s

tractors; traction engines

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

Messrs Gunn of Greenland with their new steam tractor at Thurso Station, c1910.<br /> <br /> The term "steam tractor" is more usually applied to the smallest models of traction engine - typically those weighing seven tons or less and used for hauling small loads on public roads. Although known as light steam tractors, these engines are generally just smaller versions of the 'road locomotive'. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a>