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Steamrollers, more correctly called road-rollers, were the last type of steam vehicles used on roads. Ironically, it was the growing popularity of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines that led to the proliferation of steamrollers to compact roads both before and after tar was applied, creating a smooth road surface.Aveling & Porter Type D compound steam road roller, 1922,,Made by Aveling and Porter Ltd in Kent, England, 1922-1923. This steamroller was used for over 30 years to make and repair the roads of Bowral municipality in the New South Wales southern highlands. Steamrollers, more correctly called road rollers, were theHow to Lay a Paver Patio or Walkway Lowe s,Shanghai Doan Machinery Technology Co.,Ltd is a road repair machine manufacturing factory ,which is specialized in manufacturing Asphalt Distributor,Crack Router,Crack Sealing Machine,Chip Spreader,road roller,Asphalt Mixing Plant ,etc.