Deutz-Kemna Road Roller

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Exhibit

Deutz-Kemna Road Roller

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location:
Arch Two , Area 17
Toy Variety (display)
Shelf 4

A red and silver cast metal and tinplate model Deutz-Kemna Road Roller, with chain steering and front towing ring, manufacturer unknown. The roof sides are marked "DEUTZ-KEMNA"

Deutz-Kemna Road Roller

Kemna

Julius Kemna (1837-?) started making steam plant in the 1960s and importing Fowler engines in ~1870. The company initially focussed on steam ploughs, but traction engines became more important during WW1, and between the wars, the company built roadmaking equipment powered by Deutz engines.

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