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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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Engines on the Road

James Bates has produced this nice video of Pete Narraway and Fred Cooper’s last leg of the journey back from the 2013 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This leg was from Crofton to Thatcham and was joined by the Marshall “Old … Continue reading

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More rolling back from Dorset

Here we see Fred and Pete’s rollers climbing out of Wilton on the way back from Dorset. Fred’s roller sounds fantastic as it digs in on the gradient.

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Rolling back from Dorset

With the cold winter evenings now in full force, the rally season now seems a long time ago. As previously posted on the site, club members Peter “Nobby” Narraway and Dave “Freddy” Cooper made the long trek home from the … Continue reading

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On the way to Dorset

Pete Narraway and Fred Cooper will be representing the Thames Valley Traction Engine Club at this years Great Dorset Steam Fair Roller Special. The stops have been pulled out to get everything ready, with Pete completely restoring his Baker water … 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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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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