Photo of the Day: Carden Loyd Light Tractor

Today’s photo is of a British Carden Loyd Light Tractor.  This particular example has, rather amusingly,  been armed with a light machine gun.  One would think that they might have at least provided the poor gunner with a gun shield of some sort…

carden loyd light tractor

This photo comes from Tanks and Armored Vehicles 1900-1945 by Col. Robert J. Icks, published in 1945 and reissued in 1970.


  1. That seems like more work than it’s worth. Dealing with the logistics of that vehicle – which carries almost no payload and is unarmed and unarmored – I’d think the guy would be better off on foot.


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