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We have attempted to compile a list of the known surviving Garrett trailers. At this stage we are not including surviving threshing machines or living vans. If you know of any other survivors please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

15783, 6 ton trailer new to Sir Alfred Herbert, Whitchurch, Hants. on 20/09/1918 together with Garrett No.4 tractor 33388 registration number BJ3999. The trailer was photographed at a Thimbleby and Shorland auction sale at Bartletts Farm, Mattingley, North Hampshire on 4th November 1992.  15783 web

15873 6 ton trailer new to R McKenzie 14/01/1920. Beautifully restored by John Glynn, Carlow. Photographed in 2019.

(Photo courtesy of John Glynn)

 15873 web
15874 6 ton trailer to E J C Ballam 23/04/1920. Photographed in Suffolk 2002.  15874 web
16314 - 3-4 ton Arato tracking trailer, Australia. This trailer has been converted into a conventional drawbar trailer by fixing the Ackermann steering stub axles to the main axle beams and making up a turntable to provide a front lock.

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16314Arato plate web

Unidentified Arato tracking trailer, formerly at The Village Experience, Fleggburgh. It is understood that this trailer entered preservation from Garrett's works and had been used within the works. The wheels are smaller diameter than normal and it is speculated that the trailer was returned by a dissatisfied customer and then converted for use in the works by modifying the wheels.
Photo taken at auction, 2004
16454 - Arato trailer in New Zealand. Originally supplied to W.A.McLaren. It has been converted into a conventional drawbar trailer by fixing the Ackermann steering stub axles to the main axle beams and making up a turntable to provide a front lock. Further details will reveal whether the turntable and rear sub frame have been created by separating the main trailer chassis into two parts.  16454
16470 - 3-4 ton trailer on phosphor bronze floating bushes. This was the prototype 3-4 ton steam wagon trailer; produced to supersede the Arato trailer that had not lived up to the expectations of a more complex and expensive trailer.  
16470 under restoration, c.1990
Unidentified 5-6 ton roller bearing trailer, North East England. The identifying feature  that distinguishes roller bearing from phosphor bronze bearing axles is that the roller bearing axles have grease nipples in the hub caps and for bronze bearings an oil filler plug is provided.

17058q web

Photo: Richard Straughan

Unidentified 3-4 ton roller bearing trailer, Ireland  17324q 17068q kilrea P Love 25 Feb 2011
17351 - 5-6 ton hand screw end tipping trailer. Supplied by Aveling & Porter Ltd. in August 1926 to Pocklington Rural District Council, Yorkshire. It was supplied with three other trailers numbers 17349 to 17352. Unlike the other surviving trailers that were sold by Aveling & Porter this one has the G on the hub caps. It now resides in Hertfordshire, England
17351 at auction, Hatfield Woodhouse, 1988
17718 - 5-6 ton side tipping trailer. This trailer was supplied, along with 17719, new in February 1928 by Aveling & Porter Ltd. to North Bromsgrove Urban District Council and is reputed to have been converted into a living van by Glovers of Warwick. It now resides in Bedfordshire, England. There is no G logo on the wheels, which was a usual requirement for orders fulfilled by other companies within the AGE group. See 17719.
17718 with wagon 34841, Old Warden, 2012

17719 - 5-6 ton side tipping trailer. Like 17718 this trailer was supplied new in February 1928 by Aveling & Porter Ltd. to North Bromsgrove Urban District Council and is reputed to have been converted into a living van by Glovers of Warwick. There is no G logo on the wheels, which was a usual requirement for orders fulfilled by other companies within the AGE group.It now resides in Suffolk, England.

(Photo courtesy of Charles Baker)

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17916 - 5-6 ton end tipping trailer on roller bearings, Sussex, England.

This trailer was supplied to East Sussex County Council with hand screw tipping gear in February 1929. The tipping gear and body are missing.

(Photo courtesy of Mr P.Love)

 

Unidentified 5-6 ton trailer on roller bearings. There is no G logo on the wheels, which suggests that it was purchased through another AGE company. East Sussex, England.

(Photo courtesy of Chris Cook)

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 6/04/2021