Foden Ltd 4 Ton DCC2 Speed Steam Wagon.

Works No 3510. Reg No M 4673. Built 1913.

The Foden Ltd 4 Ton DCC2 Speed Steam Wagon was delivered new to J. Lawton, a Manchester haulier who ran a large fleet of these vehicles in the Manchester - Liverpool area hauling goods such as cotton steel etc around the docks and factories of North West England.

The wagon is powered by a compound twin cylinder engine and a two speed gear and chain drive to a differential on the back axle. It is fitted with a hand brake on the axle and a pedal operated flywheel brake. Water feed is by pump and injector from a 120 gallon tank under the rear platform. The speed is around 12-15mph maximum on the road.

In 1926 the wagon went to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, America and remained there until 1981 when it was returned to this country. It still carries its original livery just as it left work and so is a unique example.

The wagon was fitted with a new firebox by Bicknells in 1986 in the ownership of Chris Lavery who re-imported it. The current owner who purchased the wagon in 1995 has continued to carry out a programme of restoration while carefully conserving the original paint scheme. This unique Foden comes with a current boiler certificate.

 

Price guide £140,000 – 160,000

 

For further information and expressions of interest please contact Willem Middlemiss 07801 229129  or Bill King 01353 777767 (option2) or 07831 732617

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