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:
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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Tagged Aveling and Porter, Crofton, Marshall, Old Timer, Steam on the road, Steam Rollers, Steam Rolling, Steam Threshing, traction engine, TVTEC
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.
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
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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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
Tagged Burrell, Fowler, Garrett, Marshall, Road Loco, Steam on the road, Steam Rollers, Stoke Row, traction engine, TVTEC, Wallis and Steevens, Woodcote
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
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 … Continue reading
NTEC 21st Aniversary Road Run Plans are well ahead for the NTET 60th Anniversary Road Run in 2014, to be held in Bedfordshire. Here are a couple of photo’s of the NTEC 21st Anniversary road run from Nettlebed to Appleford, … Continue reading
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Tagged big John, Marina, NTEC, Road Loco, Starlight, Steam on the road, Steam Rollers, Steam Rolling, Steam Threshing, Tommy
You’d never have believed it was the same season – dust in the gateway, engines moving around a field, sun burnt faces, and glorious sunshine… This year’s Cholsey Chuff was lucky to escape the horrendous weather we’ve been having. Rally … Continue reading