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More than 20 engines attended with many of them in steam while I was walking around.

Aveling&Porter-Brittania-AF4442

Aveling&Porter-Brittania-AF4442

Year of Manufacture: 1915. Owner: Henri Callings Works No. 8548. Reg. No. AF4442. NHP: 5. Weight 10 tons. History: New to R. Dingle & Sons, Stoke Climsland, Cornwall. It was the first new Aveling &. Porter to the firm and named Britannia. In 1955 it was sold to James Cockerell, civil engineers, Salisbury. Sold to Turner scrap merchants of Ebbw Vale in 1965, and used in the dismantling of Ebbw Vale Steel Works.

Aveling&Porter-QueenVictoria-TA1036a

Aveling&Porter-QueenVictoria-TA1036a

Year of Manufacture: 1899. Owner: Michael Hynd. Works No. 4255. Reg. No.TA1063. NHP: 6. Weight 10 tons: History. AC6 Compound Convertible Traction Engine fitted with the maker's early overhead slide valve design of cylinder. New to Mounce and son in Devon agricultural engineers spent its working life driving a threshing box. In the early 1950s She was sold to WL. Barrett of Albaston near Gunislake, Cornwall Where she spent her last years of commercial life driving a rack saw bench making coffin boards and firewood for the local community.

Aveling&Porter-QueenVictoria-TA1036b

Aveling&Porter-QueenVictoria-TA1036b

Aveling&Porter-Sarah-PB9801jpg

Aveling&Porter-Sarah-PB9801jpg

Year of Manufacture: 1894. Owner: Peter Smith. Works No: 3430. Reg. No. PB 9801 Weight: 10 Tons. History: Supplied new to Messrs Stephen Kavangh, of Tolworth, Surrey on 26th September 1894 Worked with them until 1955, and then sold for scrap to J.W. Hardwick of West Ewell in 1957. Saved for preservation in 1968 and originally restored by A.H. Overington in 1970, named Sarah after his daughter, attended its first steam rally in Dorking in 1972. Purchased by the present owner in 1983.between 1990-1996 a major restoration took place including a new fire box. Presented today in the fleet livery of her original owner.

Burrell-Dorothy-DV9252a

Burrell-Dorothy-DV9252a

Year of Manufacture: 1931. Owner: Denis Smith. Works No: 4093. Reg. No.DV 9252. Weight 10 tons. History: THE LAST 3 SPEED ROAD LOCOMTIVE BUILT BY Bun-ell's of Thctford. Worked in the Tiverton area of Devon came into preservation in 1953, first rallied in 1968. Present owners the Smith family since July 2000

Burrell-Dorothy-DV9252b

Burrell-Dorothy-DV9252b

Burrell-Keeling-NO1186

Burrell-Keeling-NO1186

Year of Manufacture: 1909. Owner Dave Smith. Works No. 3121. Reg. No. NO 1310. NHP: 8. History: New to John White of Reitendon in Essex. In 1946 the Burrell passed to the Keeling family. Farmers in Barleylands in Essex, where she was lucky to escape being sent for scrap. Around the 1960s (ieorge Allord bought the engine from the Keeling family and attended the Wadebridge rally in 1968. Purchased by the present owner. In 1995.

Burrell-KingGeorgeVI-PB9624

Burrell-KingGeorgeVI-PB9624

Year of Manufacture: 1913, Owner John Wharton Works No: 3489. Reg. No. PB9624. NHP: 6. History: Built as a haulage- mail locomotive, Converted to showman's specifications in 1936 and named King George VI travelling in Essex and later in Kent. This was the first showman's engine lo attend a steam engine rally in 1952 when owned by the current owners father Jack Wharton.

Burrell-Nancy-TA1118a

Burrell-Nancy-TA1118a

Year of Manufacture: 1911. Owners. Prout Family. Works No: 3288. Reg. No. TA 1118. NHP: 7. History: New to James Mander of Mile End, London. To travel his Savage Steam Yachts, this engine saw service with the Dartmoor China Clay Co., during the Great War. She returned to showland service after a conflict in ownership of Joseph Brewer. Cornish ridding master, who laid her up in 1928. She stood exposed to the elements at Indian Queens for forty years, and posed an enormous challenge when finally purchased for restoration. Two previous owners failed to tackle the task before she was purchased by Dave Prout. Who with the help of his family spent the next fourteen years rebuilding her

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