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Aveling & Porter

The John Crawley Collection

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An eminent early preservationist, John Crawley was able to amass an enviable photographic archive of steam traction engines and road rollers in their working days, of which this Aveling & Porter selection formed just a part. Organiser of over eighty steam rallies, John saved up to thirty steam traction engines for preservation from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, at a time when they were considered not much more than worthless scrap. Indeed, he became the first owner of no fewer than twenty-two of them.

Utilising this incredible and unique collection of images, most of which are previously unpublished, Colin Tyson tells the story of this important manufacturer and iconic British brand.

Book ISBN 9781445678412

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Nov 2018

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 140

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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