Hello friends in TE.
The Scammell Scarab is a British 3-wheeled tractor unit produced by the truck manufacturer Scammell between 1948 and 1967. Its name is commonly believed to be derived from the rounded bonnet that resembled the elytra (wing covers) of a Scarab beetle, but the name really comes from a more conventional source, Scammell's idea of the combination of an Arab horse (which the Mechanical Horse replaced in BR usage) and the word Scammell. Sca-rab = Scarab. The official Scammell Lorries LTD advertisement film makes reference to this. It was extremely popular with British Railways and other companies who made deliveries within built-up areas. The Ministry of Defence also used the Scarab and trailers for predominantly internal transport on large military bases.
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© jusni nasirun 2013
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macjake (55504) 2013-04-11 21:39
what a fantastic subject for TE.
I'm certain that we havn't seen this one before here!
there is so much character and intrigue in this little guy :)
pajaran (51214) 2013-04-11 22:16
Dobar tkest o starom tegljacu sa datim podacima ...
Dobar snimak, kontrast, lepe boje.
I danas posle toliko godina izgleda mocno.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazan oldajmer.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje za vikend.
Good tkest an old tractor with the given data ...
Good shot, contrast, beautiful color.
Even today, after so many years of looking powerful.
Good work, nice oldajmer shown.
Have a nice day, all the best for the weekend.
serp2000 (39526) 2013-04-11 23:01
We have not often seen the old tractors here. Good contribution to the old timers theme. Well seen, an interesting note.
Have a great Friday!
lousat (75506) 2013-04-12 0:37
Hi Jusni,very nice face to face whit this piece of history,great capture in a difficult light and whit the best quality,interesting note too,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
manrezaei (1837) 2013-04-12 0:50
A very nice photo of old tractor. The clarity, perspective and sharpness very well managed. Very well done.
Nicou (120328) 2013-04-12 1:28
quelle vue et image superbe captage quel rendu sur la vitre et ce tons avec la belle plaque et ces couleur je ne conaissez pas cette marque sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
delpeoples (52999) 2013-04-12 2:49
Hello dear Jusni
We do not often see this type of photo in your Gallery, we usually see the beautiful landscapes. But this transport photo is lovely. I like the close up alot and the strong colours and textures. Nice light work and depth.
Thanks for sharing, have a beautiful day
Cricri (105215) 2013-04-12 11:16
Intéressante note! excellent le cadrage en gros plan, les détails et les couleurs, superbe image
jmdias (54499) 2013-04-21 2:11
I never had seen this kind of tractor, very different. its shapes are very interesting and you got a perfect view of it. I liked the framing and the sharpnes here.
abmdsudi (42540) 2013-05-09 23:40
I remember this in the 60s kita budak budak panggil 'lorikatak'. Indeed a proud survivor of a very time laps in looks but this tired old horse surprisingly still alive up north. A good subject matter full of content and tks to your infor notes. I like the compo, the angular approach, closeness with excellent tones and lighting, makes a great image. Simple yet very effective well presented, Congrat, TFS
- Copyright: Jusni Nasirun (jusninasirun) (17160)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-12-01
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: Olympus OM2n
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): I shoot film, Number Plates [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-04-11 17:20