1923 Burrell engine arrives in Kent!

Posted by Chris Graham on 9th June 2022

We report on the recent arrival of the 1923 Burrell engine, Victoria, in Kent, where she’s already been fitted with a new roof.

1923 Burrell engine

1923 Burrell engine: Seen in the March 2022 sunshine, Burrell No. 3918 is ready for the season ahead. (Pic: Will Day)

A recent arrival in Kent is 1923 Burrell 6hp single-crank compound No. 3918 double-geared sprung traction engine Victoria. The engine was offered by Berrybrook Steam & Classics in the West Country and was sold to Will Day in August 2021, who could not do without one of his beloved Burrells! The engine is in good order, Will has added a roof and will be taking it to local shows this year including Woodchurch in August. Interestingly the engine used to be called Deborah and had a long stay in Lancashire at one time.  

1923 Burrell engine

Seen at the Leeds & District Rally on 29th August, 1976, looking superb is Burrell No. 3918. (Pic: Bob Moorman)

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