A Crawley Agrimotor from the rear rhs showing driving position

The Crawley Agrimotor Co. produced a number of motor ploughs (walking tractors) and lightweight tractors built in Essex in the early 20th century. They were marketed as as Agrimotors.

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Around 1913 the Crawley brothers from Saffron Walden, Essex designed a motor plough. The first three were built by Garretts of Leiston, Suffolk over the next couple of years.

The brothers subsequently opened their own factory, to produced a series of motor ploughs and the three-wheeled 'Agrimotor' vehicles. The factory remained in operation for around a decade till the firm shut in the 1920s depression with many other firms.

The company participated in the International Tractor Trials, and Agricultural Machinery Exhibition - 1919 nr Lincoln, England.

Preservation[edit | edit source]

A number of examples survive with a couple restored to working order.

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