Sticky walking beam 2
more work for the walking beam on the Explorer. Note the black and white
bottle above the axle, this was filled with a mix of oil and WD40 and
presurised to about 60psi to force the lube through the pivot as it was
Scammell Explorer (diesel) off road
Another video of the Rolls Royce Eagle Diesel engined Scammell Explorer, at
the AWDC heavy trial, Slab Common, Bordon Camp, 11/11/07.
This time negotiating the second part of the second section, again showing
the axle articulation!
Pickfords 1961 ~ Scammell Junior Constructor Heavy Haulage ~ GWR 4073 Caerphilly Castle
The complete story in 1961 of the transportation of the Great Western steam
locomotive 4073 "Caerphilly Castle" from Park Royal, Swindon to Kensington
Pickford's Scammell Junior Constructors are responsible for hauling the
massive load through the narrow streets of London.
This engine has now been returned to Swindon's Steam Museum.
Scammell Heavy Haulage 1952 BTF Abnormal Load E W Rudd / BRS
Dodging The Column - 1952 by British Transport Films. Hauling a 130ft
distillation column 500 miles from Greenwich to the Forth Chemical Works at
Grangemouth long before the introduction of motorways and by-passes using 2
chain drive Scammell`s and solid tyred bogies.
Some dodgy health & safety issues by todays standards - like crawling under
moving trailers and hands infront of moving wheels!
Very nostalgic road and town/city scenes & commentary.
E W Rudd not Pickford's or Wynn's!