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Another project arrived at my house this week. This time a fairly light-weight worm drive Thornycroft. The wheels have CP&Co asset tags. I seem to have ended up with another red lorry. 40 of these were purchased by CP&Co from Thornycroft and were delivered between the end of 1913 and early 1914. Thirty of them were impressed by the war office so by the end of 1914 only ten remained in the Carter Paterson fleet. On the CP&Co stock take they are listed as 35cwt and the dimensions match those of a pre WWI type BT (the post WWI version appears to be
Hi All I am restoring a 1950's Thornycroft Big Ben, 6 cyl 11.3 liter petrol engine. Its been lying up for the past 25 years, it was a commercial recovery truck before that and started life as a military vehicle. In good shape considering its age. The plan is to restore it as a commercial vehicle. A few pictures before I started