Vehicle for Bulk or Bagged Grain
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AVEHICLE designed for the carriage of grain either in bulk or bagged has been delivered to Mr. A. H. Gore, Clutton, near Bristol. The Sparshatt bodywork is based on a Leyland Comet 90 chassis. Edbro .twin-ram tipping gear is incorporated.
Grain is loaded in bulk into a removable container through a hatch and may be discharged by gravity, by means of the tipping gear, through an adjustable orifice at the rear. Sling hooks are fitted to the container so that it may be lifted from the vehicle, which then may be used as a normal drop-sider.
The container measures internally 18 ft. long, 6, ft. 7 in. wide and 4 ft. high. It weighs 13 cwt. 1 qr. There is a ladder at the rear and a cat-walk on the roof to give access to the loading hatch in the top. The container is made of light alloy.