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Vehicle - Vehicle - Truck - Scammell - Scarab
Name Truck, Scammell, Scarab
Region Europe
Category Vehicle
Type Truck
SubType Scammell
Variety Scarab
Manufacturer Scammell Lorries Limited (Details)
Era UK Era 4: BR Early crest (1948-1956)
Source of Text Wikipedia
Text Credit URL Link
Year(s) of Production 1948-1967



History: The Scammell Scarab is a British 3-wheeled tractor unit produced by the truck manufacturer Scammell between 1948 and 1967.The Scammell Scarab was the successor to the Scammell Mechanical Horse and production began in 1948.Its name is commonly believed to be derived from the rounded bonnet that resembled the elytra (wing covers) of a Scarab beetle, but the name really comes from a more conventional source. It was a portmanteau of Scammell and the Arab horse which the Mechanical Horse replaced in British Railways usage. The official Scammell Lorries advertisement film makes reference to this. It was extremely popular with British Railways and other companies which made deliveries within built-up areas. The Ministry of Defence also used the Scarab and trailers for predominantly internal transport on large military bases.From Wikipedia

Railroad/Company:
Scammell Lorries Limited was a British manufacturer of trucks, particularly specialist and military off-highway vehicles, between 1921 and 1988.From Wikipediarn


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Item created by: CNW400 on 2020-04-11 23:55:21

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