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.
History[edit | edit source]
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.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
References / sources[edit | edit source]
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- www.steels-wheels.net web site