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1931 Scammell 80hp Tractor 'Yorkshire Lass'

1931 Scammell 80hp Tractor in Massive Engines, Documentary, 2004 IMDB Ep. 1.08

Class: Trucks, Trailer truck (tractor) — Model origin: UK

1931 Scammell 80hp Tractor 'Yorkshire Lass'

[*][*][*] Vehicle used by a character or in a car chase

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Sunbar UK

2007-11-04 17:24

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1931 Scammell tractor, one of only two ever built. It has a 4 cylinder, 7 litre petrol engine, consumption fully loaded 2 miles per gallon.

chris40 UK

2007-11-04 21:55

Sunbar, are you sure? I found this on Google:
Link to "www.transportartist.co.uk"
Are you maybe confusing it with this?
Link to "cache.viewimages.com"

Sunbar UK

2007-11-05 11:49

The identification is directly from Chris Barrie's commentary in the documentary.

On the vehicle "P. Garner & Sons Corby Glen" (sides) and "1931 Scammell" (back).

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Vehicle Details for registration number WJ922
Year of manufacture: 1931
Model: (not stated)
Engine size(CC): (not stated)

DVLA details...

The vehicle details for WJ 922 are:

Date of Liability 01 09 2008
Date of First Registration 24 03 1931
Year of Manufacture 1931
Cylinder Capacity (cc) 0CC
Fuel Type Petrol
Vehicle Type Approval null

In 2001 the same vehicle was in an auction but remained unsold.

Its description as follows.

Lot 319: Scammell Ballast (1931)
Tractors, Cheffins (17th March 2001)

Lot Details
Auction Tractors
Cheffins, Donnington sales centre, Donington
Type Commercial
Lot Number 319
Outcome NOT SOLD
Year 1931
Condition rating 2
Registration number WJ 922
Chassis number 1637

-- Last edit: 2007-11-05 11:58:32

mini95 EN

2008-06-06 21:42

This vehicle was new in 1931 to Vickers Transport Ltd of Old Hall Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield in who's fleet it was No 6.
It was named "Yorkshire Lass" and was used on a daily Sheffield, Manchester and Liverpool service and was originally a dropside artic. Vickers Transport was taken over by A.F Hancock Ltd on the 1st of January 1928. This vehicle was allocated to Church Lane, Attercliffe.

Alexander DE

2008-06-06 22:57

Thanks very much for the info, Matthew. It is nice to get the background story for this fantastic vehicle.

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