Gainsborough Army Loader

Gainsborough Loading Shovel

Engine:- Leyland AUE 680/20 6 cylinder diesel.

Output:- 145hp

Production Years:- 1958 to 1967

Colour:- Army olive drab.

Units Made:- Mark 1 = 10 Mark 2 =150

Price New:- £ Unknown. Built for the army.

Designed by Daimler for the M.O.D. and manufactured at Britannia Works.

The Mark 1 used cables to operate the boom & shovel. The photograph above shows a Mark 2 with dozer blade taken in No. 1 Yard at Britannia Works.

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