Diamond T – Type 980 & 981


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A photographic history of the 980/981 Series heavy tractor originally designed and built in Chicago, Illinois as a tank transporter tractor, but which, enjoyed an equally illustrious career in civilian life as a heavy duty prime mover. The book features over 500 images of the type in service with such illustrious names as Pickfords, Wynns, Sunters, Annis & Co, Crook & Willington, Elliotts, plus European and American heavy haulage contractors, also Fairgrounds, Australian Road Trains, the recovery & construction industries. Its role during WWII and after with British, American, European, South African, Israeli & Australian armed forces is also well recorded and illustrated. 248p. 512 b&w & colour illustrations. hardback