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Bramah Joseph Diplock
Bramah Joseph Diplock
was an English inventor who invented the pedrail wheel in 1903[1][2] and the pedrail chaintrack, a type of caterpillar track, in 1910. Pedrail Transport Company[edit] Diplock founded the Pedrail Transport Company of Fulham, which at the outbreak of World War I
World War I
was the only British company still manufacturing "caterpillar" continuous tracks.[3] A demonstration of the system's ability to support a large load for trench warfare was made on 16 February 1915 to Winston Churchill, and may have been influential in the development of the tank.[4] See also[edit]

James Boydell

Notes[edit]

^ Motor Vehicles for Business Purposes by A. J. Wallistayler p.271 ^ Popular Science Sep 1933, p.96 ^ Men, ideas, and tanks by J. P. Harris, p.18 ^ Men, ideas, and tanks by J. P. Harris, p.19

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