traction engine

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traction engine

a steam-powered locomotive used, esp formerly, for drawing heavy loads along roads or over rough ground. It usually has two large rear wheels and a rope drum for haulage purposes
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Marilyn Hughes, secretary of Anglesey Vintage Ploughing Society, said: ``The steam plough could handle a vast acreage compared with horse ploughing.
Michael organized a group of steam plough enthusiasts to go to Mozambique and arrange purchase and transport of the Sena Z7s back to the U.
In the most embarrassing thing that can happen to a steam plough driver, one BB] blew a plug soon after its fire was lit.
Peter Longfoot, a respected British author and the editor of Steam Plough Times, the quarterly journal of the Steam Plough Club, sent me the following note: