Bramah Joseph Diplock
Bramah Joseph Diplock was an English inventor who invented the pedrail
wheel in 1903 and the pedrail chaintrack, a type of caterpillar
track, in 1910.
Pedrail Transport Company
Diplock founded the Pedrail Transport Company of Fulham, which at the
World War I
World War I was the only British company still
manufacturing "caterpillar" continuous tracks. 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.
^ 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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