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British Industrial History

Straker Steam Vehicle Co

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1901.
February 1902.
February 1902.
1902.
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1903.
January 1903.
January 1903.
January 1903.
February 1903.
February 1903.
1906.
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Petrol Electric Chassis. 1907.
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Petrol Electric Chassis. 1907.

Builders of Traction Engines and other steam vehicles, of London and Bristol

1901 Company formed by Sidney Straker and Lionel Robert Littler Squire[1]

1901 Exhibited one vehicle at the War Department trials[2]

1902 Steam wagon built.

1903 Showed 3 steam vehicles at the Crystal Palace Automobile Show[3]

1905 Vehicles by Straker and Squire and Straker Steam Vehicle Co were shown at the Olympia Exhibition[4]

1906 The company's name was changed to Sidney Straker and Squire Ltd[5] [6]

None of these engines have been preserved.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 24, 1915
  2. The Times, Dec 05, 1901
  3. The Times, Jan 31, 1903
  4. The Times, Feb 13, 1905
  5. The Times, Feb 24, 1915
  6. The Times, Apr 11, 1906
  • Traction Engine Album by Malcolm Ranieri. Pub 2005