132 ONE OR TWO TRACKS RIGID VEHICLES LIGHT 4

Citroen 2 Ch with tracks

Citroën 2 Ch with tracks, proto, probably from the 80s. http://www.sixmania.fr/les-chenillettes/

Weasel loaded in LST

Weasel vehicles being loading on LST for D-Day, 1944. https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/france/normandy-1944/lsts-loading-tracked-vehicles-carts-for-d-day-assault-in-england/

Wooden Tracks

Wooden tracks, 1985. https://woodgears.ca/tracked_vehicle/index.html, https://woodgears.ca/tracked_vehicle/underside.png, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=buuaxdUYNb8

Evatech Lawn Mover

Evatech Lawn Mover. Very simple tracked vehicle ! http://www.evatech.net/

Finncat Snowmobile

Finncat snowmobile with a unique bendable track, in the 80s, tows a trailer. http://www.kaleva.fi/uutiset/galleriat/lumivempaimia-ja-moottorikelkkoja-vanhossa-kuvissa/7618/807491/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5ySJLFwVqqtvrhOuQlHXEw

Home Built Tracked Vehicle

Home built tracked vehicle by Larry Brown, Minn., 2005. Rubber tracks were made from rear tractor tires. https://www.farmshow.com/a_article.php?aid=17549

Snow tractor 1940

Snow Tractor, March 1939, built by Ted Flynn of  Forest Service, Oregon. Extracted from the book 'Timberline Lodge' by Sarah Baker Munro. See also : http://www.unusuallocomotion.com/pages/locomotion/changes-around-the-track-i-off-road-locomotion.html, http://www.unusuallocomotion.com/pages/more-documentation/19-semi-tracked-wheel-cum-track-vehicles.html#page2

Titan of Milrem

Titan of Milrem, Estonia, and QinetiQ North America introduced this UGV for military applications, such as carrying soldier equipment. Diesel/Electric hybrid offers run-silent mode and squad auxiliary power. It is operable in unmanned or manned modes. http://www.unmannedsystemstechnology.com/2016/10/qinetiq-north-america-and-milrem-introduce-titan-ugv/, http://emotionalpleaded.gq/ningsersper/ausa-annual-meeting-20051686.php, http://worlddefencenews.blogspot.fr/2016/05/milrem-successfully-tested-its-first-of.html

BB Carrier Prototype of Bombardier

BB Carrier prototype of Bombardier prototype driven by Joseph Armand Bombardier, April 1958. https://archives.bombardier.org/informationobject/browse?mediatypes=136&collection=169650&topLod=0&view=card&onlyMedia=1&sort=alphabetic, http://www.unusuallocomotion.com/pages/industrial/j-a-bombardier-travel-on-snow.html

Camel northrop grumman ugv vehicle 1

Carry-all Mechanised Equipment Landrover : CaMEL Northrop Grumman UGV vehicle. Hybrid transmission. https://i-hls.com/archives/21990/camel-northrop-grumman

RS2 H1 following robot of Howe and Howe

RS2 H1 following robot of Howe and Howe Technologies, Inc., in Maine, for package of the soldier. http://www.howeandhowe.com/, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LCbG1YydcI

Probot of Roboteam

Probot of Robot-Team Inc. http://www.robo-team.com/products/probot/#s-3

Scott Motor Sleigh

Scott motorised  Sleigh. Three of these were used by Captain Scott during his South Pole Expedition in 1910. Designed by Wolseley Motor Company, they were not very reliable. There were no any steering gear, ropes will be attached to the front of the frame for guiding the tractor when necessary. It was possible because of low speed 3 km/h. In the same time, Amundsen reach South Pole and came back with all his team but Scott and four others died returning from their journey to the South Pole in 1912. https://www.freezeframe.ac.uk/collection/photos-british-antarctic-expedition-1910-13-ponting-collection/p2005-5-567, http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/antique-machinery-and-history/ot-crawler-tractors-196276/index11.html

 

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