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Eugene Gellerat produced steam rollers, initially based on the 1860 patent of Ballaison of Bordeaux. Between 1864 and 1891 Gellerat took out a series of patents related to steam rollers.
A magnificent scale model of a steam roller built to the 1881 patent was produced by Cherry Hill.