The ROM Traction Trebuchet 2002

Philosopher's walk, Royal Ontario Museum, July 2002

On 9th June 2002 the ROM traction trebuchet was given it's first trial run. Designed and constructed by Ian Morrison, it was found to function excellently. Below are pictures of the event made by Kathy David.

The ROM trebuchet prepared for firing

The sling is released, the "tractors" pull down

The projectile is released and flies from the sling

The trebuchet collapsed for transportation

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