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  • Steam Apprentice Club’s Driving Weekend

    Steam Apprentice Club’s Driving Weekend

    Chris Graham on 28th June 2022

    Kate Plant reports on the 2022 Steam Apprentice Club's Driving Weekend, held at Weeting, Norfolk, for 25 enthusiastic new apprentices.

  • 1923 Burrell engine arrives in Kent!

    1923 Burrell engine arrives in Kent!

    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.

  • 1922 Wallis & Steevens roller re-tubed

    1922 Wallis & Steevens roller re-tubed

    Chris Graham on 5th March 2022

    Paul Ritchie provides an update on the essential repair work carried out on Dave Loader's unique, 1922 Wallis & Steevens Oilbath road roller.

  • A festive steam threshing event

    A festive steam threshing event

    Chris Graham on 2nd March 2022

    A festive steam threshing event in Piltdown, East Sussex, saw a gathering of equipment, vintage machinery and knowledgeable enthusiasts.

  • Steam and classic vehicle gathering

    Steam and classic vehicle gathering

    Chris Graham on 17th February 2022

    We report from one of the last steam and classic vehicle gatherings of 2021 in West Sussex which was enjoyed by all, despite the weather!

  • Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend

    Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend

    Chris Graham on 13th December 2021

    Simon Colbeck reports from the fantastic Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend, held at Old Warden Aerodrome in Bedfordshire.

  • Fowler showman’s engine Bertha

    Fowler showman’s engine Bertha

    Chris Graham on 8th December 2021

    Fowler showman’s engine Bertha makes its first public appearance in Switzerland with new owner, Martin Horath.v

  • 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.

  • Road-rolling at Ragley Hall

    Road-rolling at Ragley Hall

    Chris Graham on 25th November 2021

    We report on some unique road-rolling at Ragley Hall, which saw a steam roller back working for its living after 50 years of ownership.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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