GPO Vehicles


Make Scammell
Model  
Type 12 ton Dropside
Body Builder  
Use Stores Branch
Registration Number DGU 281
Fleet Number  
Date of picture December 1936

A handful of heavy duty Scammell rigid and articulated lorries joined the GPO fleet in the 1930s, including this rigid 6 wheeler capable of carrying a 13 ton load, although rated as a 12 tonner.  It is almost certainly fitted with Scammell`s own petrol engine, as denoted by the short bonnet, though a Gardner 6LW diesel was offered as an alternative from 1932.

 

 

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