Aveling & Porter no. 7838 - ST - Fred - TA 2436 at Riverside 2011 - IMG 8950
Fred - A&P 7838
Engine Details
Current Name Fred
Manufacturer Aveling & Porter
Build date 1912
Serial no. 7838
Registration no. TA 2436
Machine type KND tractor
Weight Tons (kg) 10 ton
Date into Preservation ?
Power nhp 4 nhp
No. of Cylinders 2
Cylinder type compound
No. of Gears 2
Current Owner / Keeper M. Oliver, Cheshire
Ex Fred Dibnah
Date bought (Current) 2011
Sale Price (approximate)
(if published)
Auctioneer Cheffins
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Aveling & Porter no. 7838 is an convertible traction engine that was built in 1912 by Aveling & Porter in Rochester Kent. This engine is currently owned/in the care of M. Oliver of Cheshire. Formerly owned & restored by Fred Dibnah Steeple jack & 'back street mechanic' in his shed over many years. The engine co-stred in Freds TV series " Made in Britain"

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