Mamod SR1A Working Live Steam Engine Roller, Vintage, 1960s. The company was founded in Birmingham. By Geoffrey Malins in 1937.
The name is a portmanteau. Of Ma lins Mod els. The first models produced were of stationary.
The company later began creating models of road rollers, traction engines. Steam wagons, and other steam road vehicles. These models were aimed at the toy market, so they were simple to operate and ran at low boiler pressures for safety.