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  • The amazing Bregazzi steam buggy!

    The amazing Bregazzi steam buggy!

    Chris Graham on 15th January 2022

    Part 1: Jonathan Bregazzi tells the story of the amazing Bregazzi Steam Buggy, which he designed and built himself at home.

  • Lifelong traction engine enthusiasts!

    Lifelong traction engine enthusiasts!

    Chris Graham on 10th January 2022

    Sally Clifford meets lifelong traction engine enthusiasts Alan and Frank Jackson, and their current pair of superb engines.

  • 1905 Allchin 8hp engine, Lena

    1905 Allchin 8hp engine, Lena

    Chris Graham on 3rd December 2021

    Peter Love meets Fred and Steve Jenkinson, and their just-back-in-steam 1905 Allchin 8hp engine, Lena, in County Carlow.

  • Mouth-watering road steamers!

    Mouth-watering road steamers!

    Chris Graham on 1st November 2021

    Jeremy Martin's invitation event saw a gathering of mouth-watering road steamers, steam portables and other interesting vehicles.

  • Burrell Special Scenic No.1

    Burrell Special Scenic No.1

    Chris Graham on 19th May 2021

    Bob Moorman charts the life of one of the most recognisable, 100-year-old showman’s engines around, Burrell Special Scenic No.1.

  • Dodman miniature traction engine

    Dodman miniature traction engine

    Chris Graham on 10th April 2021

    Les Kirk, having built a Dodman miniature traction engine, reveals his second project, a 4in Garrett, made to a similarly high standard.