Fowler

  • 1915 Wallis & Steevens engine reappears

    1915 Wallis & Steevens engine reappears

    Chris Graham on 5th October 2021

    The reappearance of a 1915 Wallis & Steevens engine was a highlight of Ian Langley’s recent, invitation-only event, as Colin Tyson reports.

  • Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Open Day & Steam Gathering report

    Chris Graham on 28th August 2021

    James Hamilton reports from very enjoyable Open Day & Steam Gathering, which took place at the Bursledon Brickworks Museum in late June.

  • Historic gallopers ride on!

    Historic gallopers ride on!

    Chris Graham on 16th March 2021

    David Reed reveals the fascinating story behind the Howard Brothers' 1886 historic gallopers ride that’s still going strong today.

  • Stourpaine steam gathering

    Stourpaine steam gathering

    Chris Graham on 7th December 2020

    The Farwell family, from Dorset, hosted the well-attended Stourpaine steam gathering early in September, as Paul Ritchie reports.

  • Steam in Miniature 2020

    Steam in Miniature 2020

    Chris Graham on 19th October 2020

    Despite the Covid restrictions, the wonderful, Bressingham Steam in Miniature event went ahead, as Peter Love reports.

  • Renown notches-up her centenary!

    Renown notches-up her centenary!

    Chris Graham on 14th October 2020

    Fowler 8nhp showman’s engine No 15653 of 1920, Renown, celebrated her centenary at the height of lockdown on May 8, reports Colin Tyson.

  • Steam-up in Dorset!

    Steam-up in Dorset!

    Chris Graham on 13th September 2020

    Paul Ritchie reports on a two-day steam-up in Dorset which was a welcomed return to something like normality following lockdown.

  • Traction Engine Bookazines

    Traction Engine Bookazines

    Chris Graham on 14th May 2020

    Each edition in this series of Traction Engine Bookazines has 100 pages packed with mostly previously unpublished photographs supported by detailed and authoritative captions

  • Back to barracks for Lord Roberts! 

    Back to barracks for Lord Roberts! 

    Chris Graham on 14th April 2020

    James Hamilton was invited to witness Fowler road loco, Lord Roberts, being sent back to barracks as it returned to one of its old working haunts.