A Record Load By Road 1930

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Item title reads - A record load by road. World's largest motor lorry transports giant 65-ton rudder (forged at Darlington) at 4 miles an hour to Glasgow. Darlington, Durham.

L/S of the large rudder strapped to the a Scammell 100-ton Tractor lorry (Marston Road Services) which moves slowly...

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Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
18936
Sort Number:
G 1699
Time in/Out:
01:02:03:00 / 01:03:42:00
Canister:
G 1699
Film ID:
824.02
Issue Date:
03/04/1930

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  • The "world's largest motor lorry" referred to, (Reg. No. KD 9168), is a Scammell 100-ton Tractor, in the livery of Marston Road Services. (The vehicle is now housed at the British Commercial Vehicle Museum).

    jamied 3rd May 2012
  • More footage of this very same vehicle can be seen in clips 871.18, 814.37 and 669.05.

    jamied 15th May 2012
  • Pathe really did love this lorry, didn't we!

    British Pathé 23rd May 2012

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