1957 Thames Trader 55 truck; Ford Motor Company; 1957; 2015.131


1957 Thames Trader 55 truck

About this object

Year: 1957
Make: Thames Trader
Model: 55
Serial No: 508E1560
Engine Make: Ford
Engine Type: Overhead Valve 6
In3: 5.9L
GVW: 9,117kgs
This truck was bought new from Robb's Garage in November 1957 by Teviot Transport. Wayne Withington carted wool with it for Teviot Transport. Bill Richardson bought it from Teviot Transport in April 1989. It was restored in 1992.


Ford Motor Company

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Named Collection

Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number


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