This unit, with its detachable open trailer, was common place at many main line stations. Goods were moved around the station yard as well as being delivered to local Customers. Kidderminster generated a great deal of such traffic with is large Carpet warehouse.
This view of the Scammell Mechanical Horse was taken while on display on the concourse.
The Scammell is very important in the evolution of today's articulated lorry, being its first successful forerunner, once widely used by railway companies worldwide.
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