Clayton

Clayton & Shuttleworth of Lincoln were well known in the 19th and early 20th centuries for producing steam traction engines, threshing machines and other agricultural equipment. In 1916 they decided to venture into the tractor market, building a sturdy 35hp crawler tractor. This tractor was produced until the end of the 1920s and was used extensively for food production and haulage during World War I. In 1930 Clayton & Shuttleworth were taken over by Marshalls of Gainsborough.

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Clayton 35hp (serial no. 5873, built 1917) at Onslow Park Rally, Shropshire, England in 2005.



Clayton 35hp at the Little Casterton Working Weekend, Lincolnshire, England in 2006 and Carrington Rally, Lincolnshire, England in 2009.



Clayton 35hp at Carrington Rally, Lincolnshire, England in 2008.



Clayton 35hp at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, Dorset, England in 2002.

 


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