Vintage Spirit November 2021

£4.50

COVER STORIES:

  • Tradition On The Thames
  • Steaming On The Farm
  • The Louth Navigation; Charlie Chaplin’s Waterway
  • Seen In Passing – remembering a Scottish trip
  • What is left of... The Midland & South Western Junction Railway?
  • A Nation Of Shopkeepers

...plus all the latest news and event reports

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In this issue

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Tradition On The Thames

Brian Gooding spent an interesting day among an array of traditional boats and other exhibits.

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Steaming On The Farm

During the summer of 2020, James Hamilton followed the exploits of Burrell 3935 as it worked for its keep.

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September In Somerset

During September, Alan Sparkes brought his two Fowler BB1 ploughing engines out of the shed for a spot of ploughing near his home in North Somerset.

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The Louth Navigation; Charlie Chaplin’s Waterway

Lincolnshire’s Louth Navigation has just celebrated its 250th anniversary and this isolated waterway retains a range of interesting features, as Roger Butler relates.

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Live Steam At Thursford

Steam returned to the Thursford Collecion for a day in August. Michael Pumfrey went along…

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Seen In Passing

Brian Gooding recalls a few of the places of interest he found during a trip to Scotland 15 years ago, some of which have since changed, sometimes for the better but not always.

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What is left of... The Midland & South Western Junction Railway?

Kevin Byrne looks at another defunct railway and what was left after closure, the MSWJR. This time, Swindon Town to Andover.

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Holidaying In Railway Heritage

Peter Hammond and his wife Jean enjoyed a few days staying in converted railway vehicles and while there, discovered how they got there and the plans for the future.

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Wilkie’s Wanderings

Jim Wilkie is back out on his ‘wanderings’ again and this time he visits an event in Hampshire.

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A Nation Of Shopkeepers

Finding his great-grandfather’s family accounts book from WW1 set John Hannavy off on a quest.

Vintage Spirit November 2021

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