Steam Traction Engines & Lorries

Steam traction engines, road locomotives and lorries by Corgi and Oxford Diecast

Powerful steam road locomotives and traction engines were used on Britains roads and farms from the late 19th century until the 1950s. Although petrol and diesel engined trucks and tractors slowly replaced them from the 1920s onwards steam rollers were still in use for road building into the 1950s.