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Some Wallis & Steevens traction engines and steam wagons

R. C. Wallis

Some Wallis & Steevens traction engines and steam wagons

by R. C. Wallis

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Published by R.C. Wallis, J.P. Mullet in Hants, Herts .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.C. Wallis and J.P. Mullett.
ContributionsMullett, J. P.
The Physical Object
Pagination28p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20680017M

company. Arthur Wallis opened his first ironworks at Station Hill, Basingstoke in and entered the steam engineering business, producing portable engines, small stationary engines and threshing machines. Subsequently the company specialised in self-moving engines: traction engines, steam tractors, steam wagons and road rollers. From the s. Include two road rollers by Taskers and two by Wallis & Steevens. There are also two Taskers Little Giant traction engines, one displayed with a log trailer. EL Thornycroft Steam Wagon, works number , built in AA Taskers Little Giant, works number , built in SR Taskers Little Giant, works number , built in.

William Fletcher (–) was an English author and steam traction engine designer.. William Fletcher was a leading designer of Victorian and Edwardian steam traction engines. As of some twenty of his engines survived in preservation, including Maynarch (Wallis & Steevens, ); Excelsior (Clayton & Shuttleworth No , ), Peggy (Clayton & Shuttleworth, ) and Victoria. Traction Engine - Operation. The boiler holds about litres (20 gallons) and does not take long to fill. The tender however holds about litres (50 gallons) and this really does take time when using a standard garden hose. With steady firing, using wood, the boiler takes about 1 hour for steam .

Wallis and Steevens , The Victory. Although ordered on 8th May Wallis and Steevens engine was only delivered by the Wallis crew on 2nd July She was a 5 ton oilbath wagon and had a long cab roof, motion covers of the Foden fashion and iron traction engine type wheels.   Included in the variety of steam vehicles on display will be Wallis & Steevens Steamroller , Tasker B2 Tractor , Fowler Steamroller Survivor, Wallis & Steevens Traction engine .


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From the inside cover: "The purpose of this booklet is to portray in illustrated form a varied selection of traction engines, road locomotives, steam tractors and wagons, manufactured by Wallis & Steevens Ltd, North Hants Ironworks, Basingstoke, and is not intended to be regarded as a technical or historical treatise on the evolution of steam power as applied to agricultural or road haulage".

Wallis and Steevens had their own steam tractor, managed by 'Gunner' Wild, that was used for ploughing experiments. Unfortunately, cost calculations proved disappointing.

First steam wagons delivered, fitted with Stephenson's Link Motion reversing gear. Road wheels were of traction engine type, braked by a pair of wooden blocks. Arthur Wallis opened his first ironworks at Station Hill, Basingstoke in and entered the steam engineering business, producing portable engines, small stationary engines and threshing machines.

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• In late 19th century and early 20th century, Wallis & Steevens begun to manufacture self- moving steam engines: traction engines, steam tractors, road rollers and steam wagons • First road roller was built • First road locomotive was built • s Wallis & Steevens concentrated on manufacturing its ‘Advance’ series of road rollers, using diesel and petrol motors rather than steam power • The first Wallis & Steevens ‘Advance.

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In its later life it was nearly always used as a roller, for a further traction engine was seldom required. was finally part exchanged against a Wallis and Steevens steam wagon in along with “EMPRESS OF THE SOUTH”. Wallis and Steevens Ltd were established in the 's in Hampshire. The firm began trading in the mid nineteenth century as agricultural implement maker and dealers.

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