traction engine

  • Same owner for 60 years!

    Same owner for 60 years!

    Chris Graham on 12th September 2021

    Bernie Ward reports on the celebrations organised a traction engine that’s been with the same owner for 60 years.

  • Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Chris Graham on 5th September 2021

    Bob Moorman reports on the long-awaited steaming of a rare and interesting Alley & MacLellan waggon that spent its working life in Argentina.

  • Historic rollers in Germany

    Historic rollers in Germany

    Chris Graham on 10th July 2021

    The archivist to the DampfwalzenClub Schweiz, DWCS, Ernst Huwyler, spotlights more of the historic rollers in Germany.

  • 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.

  • Aveling & Porter from Loch Ness!

    Aveling & Porter from Loch Ness!

    Chris Graham on 11th March 2021

    David Reed recounts the amazing story of how Thomas Fields-Pattinson rescued a 1923 Aveling & Porter from Loch Ness, after it had languished there for 60 years!

  • The Lion saved from export

    The Lion saved from export

    Chris Graham on 8th January 2021

    Adrian White reports on the welcomed purchase and re-homing in the UK of a rare and treasured beast! The Lion is safe again! Fowler 19782 making steam on November 2nd in its new environment at Stotfold. (Pic: Adrian White) The…

  • 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.