Category Archives: Historical preservation

Past events in the preservation era

Carter’s Steam Fair, Pinkneys Green 2018

12th/13th May saw the annual Steam Spectacular of Carter’s Steam Fair visiting it’s home town Pinkneys Green, Maidenhaed. As anyone who’s visited Carter’s Steam Fair knows it is always a feast for the senses, their wonderful rides and attractions all … Continue reading

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Winter Work Underway

If you’re easily upset look away now! Last night Harry Cotgreave took the gas axe to Sentinel S6 steam waggon 8928, calm down it wasn’t a recreation of a 1950’s scrap yard giving a steam engine the big chop up, … Continue reading

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January Club Meeting

The January club meeting will take place at Englefield Social Club on Monday 12th Jan. This month we have Alan Stevens showing some more of his collection of early preservation slides. Here are some pictures of early TVTEC preservationists:

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Jayne Eyre celebrates 100 years

On 30th October the Hawthorne family celebrated 100 years to the day that Burrell tractor n0. 3626 was sent out of the Burrell works to H. Hickman’s of Princes Risborough Bucks.

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Pete Narraway in full swing

Here’s a lovely picture of Pete Narraway’s Aveling Roller and Eddison living van at the Englefield end of season steam up.

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January Club Meeting

Next Monday (13th Jan), Alan Stevens will be showing traction engine films from the early preservation days. Please bring your money with you – annual subscriptions are now due, and Richard will be cornering you! At £10 per year this … Continue reading

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Veteran roller back on the job

Trevor Smallbone reports that it was 50 years ago last October, that Ran Hawthorne used his Fowler roller “Busy Bee” to roll in the Bridle Path in Woodcote, as before it was no more than a gravel track. In the … Continue reading

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