1962 Atkinson T1066XA Mk1 truck; Atkinson Vehicles Ltd; 1962; 2015.302


Bill Richardson Transport World


1962 Atkinson T1066XA Mk1 truck

About this object

Year: 1962
Make: Atkinson
Model: T1066XA
Serial No: FC7242
Engine Make: Gardner
Engine Type: 6 Cylinder Diesel
Engine Model: 6LX
In3: 638
This truck was bought new by John Fraser & Sons Contractors Ltd of Hastings which was taken over by Hawkes Bay Farmers Transport. It was sold in 1979 to Hatuma Lime Co, Waipukarau and then in 1982 to Brian Davidson Ltd of Pongoroa. It was given to Bill Richardson by them in 2003.
The cab is the original English built type, most of which were replaced by the New Zealand built Taylor Hull fibreglass cab.


Atkinson Vehicles Ltd

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck


Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from

This object is in 2 communities


eHive copyright disclaimer

It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. For further information see our Copyright Claims page.