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Atkinson: Lorries

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1917. Six ton steam wagon.
1919. Atkinson Steamer.
1944.
1945. Reg No: JTI 574.
Reg No: HHS 516.
1950. Reg No: WRB 501.
1951. Atkinson L1586 8-wheeler. Reg No: MUL 562.
April 1951.
September 1954.
1954. Atkinson L644. Reg No: HHS 516.
1964. Atkinson semi-bonneted ballast tractor. Reg No: 898 GYX.
1964. Atkinson semi-bonneted ballast tractor. Reg No: 898 GYX.
1964. Reg No. ALR 177B.
1965. Atkinson Silver Knight MkI. Reg No: ELB 121C.
1967. Atkinson 'Silver Knight' T3046XB. Reg No. GBV 759E. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
1967. Atkinson Mk1 Ballast Tractor. Reg No: LUT 574F.
1967. Atkinson Mk1 Ballast Tractor. Reg No: LUT 574F.
1968. Atkinson Black Knight. Reg No: FKT 328D.
Reg No: UDJ 407G.
Reg No: Q870 FVT.
Reg No: JLD 707K.
Reg No: OPH 515L.
Reg No: 9945 BT.
1964. Reg No: ALR 177B.
1964. Reg No: ALR 177B.
Reg No: ELB 121C.
1970. Atkinson Silver Knight MkII. Reg No: CWW 713H.
1973. Atkinson Leader (as new) but re-built as a Venturer. Reg No: KLG 287L.

Note: This is a sub-section of Atkinson

General

1916 Designed and built own steam wagon with a 6-ton payload.

1920 October. Exhibited at the Commercial Motor Exhibition at Olympia with a vehicle with the Uniflow engine. [1]

1933 Formed Atkinson Lorries Ltd for the production of diesel powered vehicles using the Gardner engine.

WW2 Built 160 6-wheelers and 100 8-wheelers for wartime contracts.

1953 Launched range with the bow front.

1957 Heavier vehicles launched for cross-country and oil-field operations.

List of Models

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 29th October 1920 p424