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Victoria
Garrett tractor sn 34461
At Holcot Steam Rally 2008
Engine Details
Current Name Victoria
Manufacturer Garrett
Build date 1924
Serial no. 34461
Registration no. PM 4795
Model type/class 4CD
Weight Tons (kg) 5 1/2 ton
Date into Preservation 1951 (UK)
Specifications
Power nhp 4 nhp
No. of Cylinders 2
Cylinder type compound
No. of Gears 2
Ownership
Original Owner W&F Bains, Blackham Sussex
Original cost
(new)
£805 (1927)
Current Owner / Keeper I. Houlgrave
Date bought (Current) 2004
Sale Price (approximate)
(if published)
Unknown
Auctioneer na
Private Sale Yes
Notes Was a Roller for 13 years
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Garrett no. 34461 is an Steam tractor that was built in 1924 by Garretts in Suffolk. The engine currently carries the name of Victoria and the registration PM 4795.

Engine HistoryEdit

Built in 1924 and Supplied new in Royal Show finish. The engine was first sold in 1927 to W&F Bains of Blackburn, Suffolk. original sale price was £805 (1927).

In 1944 it was sold to Chris Lambert of Horsmondon, Suffolk. The engine was then converted to a Roller. When Lamberts was sold up in 1951 the engine was purchased by Don Eastwood for £155, as a roller.

In 1957 Don converted the engine back to a tractor. The Eastwood family rallied the engine till 1994 when it lasted steamded. It was then sold after 45 years in 2004 to the current owner.

Ian Houlgrave has since carried out a major rebuild, with new firebox, boiler barrel, tender, differential gears and a new canopy, finished off with a repaint in the original show livery.

The engine has been rallied regularly since.

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Garrett no. 34461 -ST - Victoria - PM 4795 at Strumpshaw 2010 - IMG 3846

At Strumpshaw Steam Rally 2010

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