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Sherman ploughing tank
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No: 606   Contributor: Paul Hird   Year: 2010   Country: United Kingdom
Sherman ploughing tank

This is the mighty Sherman ploughing tank converted in the 1950's to pull a trailer plough on the Fens of Lincolnshire by R H Crawford and still owned by them seen at Carrington rally
Picture added on 31 May 2010 at 08:51
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Thanks for this Paul, Crawfords are what I call proper engineers1

Added by John Stott on 02 June 2010.
A visit to Crawfords workshops is like stepping back to the 1940's but with modern tractors mixed in and a trip around the private museum is a sight to behold - wall to wall unique historical Tractors and steam engines

Added by Tracorpaul on 02 June 2010.
How do you get to see the private collection as im a track marshall enthusiast, and would like to see what they have.
Thanks

Added by Steve Johnson on 17 February 2011.
Steve, if you just ring Robert Crawford and ask he will arrange it for you. He is a true gentleman and I have always found him to be very obliging.

Added by John Stott on 17 February 2011.
Steve we have visited Crawfords several times over the years for an evening look around with our NVTEC club

Added by Tractorpaul on 17 February 2011.
Fantastic to see the old Sherman still running !

Added by Bob Smith on 26 November 2013.
A considerable reduction in size. See www.acepilots.com/ww2/sherman-bulldozer.jpg

This particular vehicle may have the 30 cylinder Chrysler engine. See here for more history and an illustration
www.allpar.com/history/military/arsenal-of-democracy.html (Scroll down to see Photo)

Added by Phil Gilson on 14 January 2014.
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