Garrett six ton steam roller on Display at Otley 2012 Vintage Transport Extravaganza
Garrett six ton steam roller on display at the Vintage Transport Extravaganza. Held every September on fields on Pool Road, Otley. There are more on than 500 vehicles on display, from push bikes to huge steam engines. Photograph taken 2012. This is Garrett works number 28273, a 3NHP six ton steam roller, registration BF 5505 of 1910.Was built as a standard roller for Garrett's, who would keep it in stock until one was ordered, but this was changed to fill a contract for A Henninger & Co of Darmstadt Germany, who specified that the name of the company was cast into the roller hubs and valve chest. Named 'The Kings Own' in memory of the owners Grandfather who served with 'The Kings Own' - the Royal Lancaster Regiment.
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