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The traction engine in Scotland

Alexander Hayward

The traction engine in Scotland

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Published by NMS Enterprises in Edinburgh [Scotland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traction-engines,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 128-131) and index.

    StatementAlexander Hayward
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ700 .H39 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25352031M
    ISBN 101905267371, 1905267584
    ISBN 109781905267378, 9781905267583
    LC Control Number2012429398
    OCLC/WorldCa704397780


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Highly illustrated history of Scottish engines from the ss, plus the story of National Museum Scotland's Marshall traction engine. The Traction Engine in Scotland: Alexander Hayward: : BooksAuthor: Alexander Hayward.

"The Traction Engine in Scotland" by Alexander Hayward is a wonderfully evocative book about the story of the rise and fall of steam traction in Scotland from the middle of the s to the s.

Steam traction came to be used across Scotland for a very wide range of tasks, including road haulage, powering threshing machines, ploughing and road rolling.

Steam traction engines were most widespread in Scotland from the s until the s - mainly for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and, in steam roller form, in road-making. The book describes the use of steam power on Scottish road and field, and places National Museum Scotland's Marshall traction engine in its historical context with details of its Author: Alexander Hayward.

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The history of the making and use of the Traction Engine in Scotland, placing National Museums Scotland's Marshall traction engine in its historical context and including details of its construction, acquisition and restoration. Highly illustrated history of Scottish engines from the ss, plus the story of National Museum Scotland's Marshall traction engine.

Abstract. Traction engines were used in Scotland from the middle of the nineteenth century until the s – for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and, in steam roller form, in road making.\ud The book explores their history, with particular focus on National Museum Scotland’s Marshall traction engine and its construction, acquisition and restoration.\ud The large Author: Alexander Hayward.

The history of the making and use of the Traction Engine in Scotland, placing National Museums Scotland's Marshall traction engine in its historical context and including details of its construction, acquisition and restoration.

It is nearly sixty years since the Scottish Traction Engine Society was founded in The catalyst of the preservation movement in Scotland was the purchase of a Burrell traction engine from Wix, in Essex, in by the Tomkins Brothers from Glasgow. A traction engine is a self-propelled steam engine used to move heavy loads on roads, plough ground or to provide power at a chosen location.

The name derives from the Latin tractus, meaning 'drawn', since the prime function of any traction engine is to draw a load behind it. Traction engines were used in Scotland from the middle of the nineteenth century until the s – for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and, in steam roller form, in road making.

The book explores their history, with particular focus on National Museum Scotland’s Marshall traction engine and its construction. Preface, Foreword, Introduction: Raising Steam: Setting the Historical and Technical Context, Making Steam: Manufacturing Traction Engines in Scotland, Selling Steam: Presenting and Promoting Tractions Engines, Working with Steam: Uses and Users of Traction Engines, Keeping Steam: Preserving Scottish Traction Engines, Museum Steam: The Marshall Traction Engine in National Museums Scotland.

The book describes the use of steam power on Scotland road and field, and places National Museum Scotland's traction engine in its historical context with details of its construction, acquisition and restoration.

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