Steam Heritage Shop

October 2019

£4.50

COVER STORIES:

  • Dorset 2019 – Steam
  • Advancing Through The Cotswolds
  • A Tale of Two Trains – locos on an 1865 wreck
  • Mill Engine Heaven
  • Time in Denmark
  • Fife’s Old Warriors

...plus all the latest news and event reports

In this issue

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Dorset 2019 – Steam

Jim Gerrard picks out his highlights from the steam exhibits of this year’s Great Dorset Steam Fair.

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Advancing Through The Cotswolds

John Maund looks at the story behind a Wallis & Steevens ‘Advance’ roller he followed around Oxfordshire.

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Steam in the Square

David Viner reports on this year’s event in the Gloucestershire town of Fairford, held to keep the memory of the old rallies alive.

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A Tale of Two Trains

David Wendes discovered the wreck of a schooner which had sunk in 1865 off the south coast of England with a cargo of two railway locomotives and steam coal.

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Classic Collection

Brian Nairn from the Scottish Borders has been a big fan of Fordson tractors for years and owns a superb collection, as Bob Weir recently discovered.

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Mill Engine Heaven

John Hannavy asks if Bolton’s Steam Museum is the town’s best-kept secret?

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Hands Across the World

Peter Brockington entertained some New Zealand friends by showing them some of the transport sights of mid-Wales.

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Time in Denmark

Timewinder, in Denmark, is a very welcoming three day nostalgia event in June that engine owner Tim Mayhew visited with his Burrell traction engine and the Romanes family’s Wallis 3-ton tractor.

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Good Things Come In Small Packages

Smaller local shows can attract a different range of exhibits, as Peter Brockington found out.

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Fife’s Old Warriors

1930s commercial vehicles are becoming increasingly rare, as age and wear take their toll. Bob Weir went to Kirkcaldy in Fife to meet James Miller Sword and a trio of classic veterans.

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Wilkie’s Wanderings

Jim Wilkie picks out yet more items of interest from shows he has wandered around.

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