Mechanical horse, 1945

Mechanical horse, 1945

Title: Mechanical horse, 1945

Date: 1945-10-23

Place: England

Description: London & North Eastern Railway Scammell mechanical horse, 23 October 1945. The mechanical horse was developed by railway companies in the 1920s and 1930s to replace horse-drawn vehicles. The three-wheeled tractors could be coupled to trailers, and were used on short haul journeys to deliver goods from railway freight depots.

Our reference: 1997-7396_DON_45_167

Collection: Doncaster photos

Background: BR Warflat