The Steam Scenes website has recently added the Sid White collection of photo’s. There are a number of club engines (and some younger looking faces!). Here are a selection of some of the best. If anyone has any comments on location and date please let us know by posting a comment at the end of this post.
Wallis and Steevens Advance Roller No. 7943″Chipchase” built 1927 reg. OT 6007
Aveling & Porter Road Roller, 7411 “Chimaera” – Built in 1911, XP 2915
Wallis & Steevens Road Roller, 8086 – Built in 1933, CG 4543
Clayton & Shuttleworth General Purpose Engine, 47216 “Lady Jean” – Built in 1915, CT 4817
Burrell General Purpose Engine, 3917 “Triumph” – Built in 1921, TA 2374
Wallis & Steevens Road Roller, 7799 “Daisy May” – Built in 1924, HO 6354
Aveling & Porter Road Roller, 8489 – Built in 1915, OK 58
Aveling & Porter Road Locomotive, 8471 “Clyde” – Built in 1914, AF 4478
Ransomes & Jefferies General Purpose Engine, 27277 “Hurst lady” – Built in 1918, DS 7473
The full collection can be viewed here.
Thames Valley Traction Engine Club Website manager
fist picture is your membership secertery on chipchase no 7943 reg ot 6007 at woodcote rally 35 years ago i can see the 70s hair cut sticking out from under the cap, what great pics
There are about 1300 slides in total and I am adding about 50 per week to Steam Scenes as I catalogue which engine is featured in each slide. They are totally unsorted by age or event, any information about where they were taken is very welcome.