Vintage Spirit February 2023


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  • A Time Capsule Of Village Industry
  • Burrell 3919 – 'Susie' in Cornwall but 'Wahine' In Gloucestershire
  • A Swiss Railway Trip
  • Bristol’s ‘Floating Harbour’
  • A Working Weekend Without ‘Clutter’ all the latest news and event reports

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In this issue


Newbies For Boxing Day

Two engines made their first public outings in steam at a Sussex Boxing Day gathering. Brian Gooding went along…


A Time Capsule Of Village Industry

Roger Butler visits a traditional wheelwright’s workshop which has been carefully preserved at Chedham’s Yard near Stratford-upon-Avon.


What’s Left Of ... The Meon Valley Line - part one

Kevin Byrne takes a look at what remains of the northern end of the former Meon Valley line in Hampshire.


A Day At The Bloxham Rally

Dick Bodily found lots to interest him on a visit to the 2022 Bloxham rally. Here he looks back at the what he found.


Burrell 3919 – 'Susie' in Cornwall but 'Wahine' In Gloucestershire

David Viner enjoys researching chapters in the life of this popular engine.


A Covid Problem – or when a piece of machinery doesn’t work for two years

By Paul Sole, a volunteer at the Abbey Pumping Station.


A Swiss Railway Trip

Learning of a recent Swiss railway record, Peter Brockington recalls a steam trip he took in the country in 2015.


A Working Weekend Without ‘Clutter’

Every September, a working weekend is held near Stamford. John Maund enjoyed the simplicity of the 2022 event.


Bristol’s ‘Floating Harbour’

John Hannavy explores the inland harbour which became one of Britain’s busiest ports.


A Family With Fowlers

Ralph Jackson looks through a few old pictures of the time when the family were agricultural contractors.


Dordt In Stoom

Peter Brockington travelled to Holland for the biennial steam show in Dordrecht. With Britain no longer a member of the European Union, British exhibits were definitely missing.


Out With The North Hampshire Road Run

Peter Hammond enjoyed a trip out to a local road run, even though the weather was a bit suspect.

Vintage Spirit February 2023


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