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August Club Meeting at Max Cafe – tomorrow!

Don’t forget to come along to Max Cafe on Monday night for our August club meeting. Please bring an exhibit if you can.  There will be a suprise visitor this year! So far we’ve had a good rally season with … Continue reading

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The Stoke Row Road Run

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This year’s Stoke Row Road Run was blessed with many exhibits and excellent weather. Engines made their way from the Greenaway’s yard and other locations to The Sun at Whitchurch Hill for lunch. An inundated landlady made everyone very welcome. … Continue reading

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1961ish

Richard Hawthorne sent in this picture of Busy Bee in about 1961. Note the Aveling awning and chimney. There’s a young lad who looks just like the steersman in this picture to be seen regularly on Richard’s Burrell Tractor!

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Fowler at Cane End

This photo is most likely to be of Fowler No.4819, 6nhp new in August 1884, to Vandestegen, which was an early ‘A’ Type. It later went to R.J & H Wilder, Wallingford at an unknown date. Douglas Vandestegen was located … Continue reading

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Rolling by Steam

Back in May 1981 the late Ran Hawthorne had a chance to put his Fowler Roller “Busy Bee” to the job it was intended for. The Thames Valley Shooting club required a car park to be rolled at Tomb Farm, … Continue reading

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Archive Photo’s

Wallis and Steevens 10T Advance roller number 7884 built in 1926. This engine was supplied new to Tarmac Ltd, and subsequently sold to Wrights of Alton. At one point Wrights were using rectangular cast iron owners plates on their engines … Continue reading

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