Vintage Spirit October 2021

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COVER STORIES:

  • Sustainable Steam Sawing in Dorset
  • Underpinning A Future For Steam
  • Full Steam Ahead In Staffordshire
  • Restoring Shrewsbury’s Abbey Railway Station
  • Classic Claymills

...plus all the latest news and event reports

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In this issue

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Sustainable Steam Sawing in Dorset

Jim Gerrard revisits Eddie Butterfield in Dorset who uses a traditional steam-powered saw bench in his business.

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Underpinning A Future For Steam

Gordon Newton and Henry Cleary, BESTT Trustees look at the successes of an innovative training scheme for future steam engineers.

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Full Steam Ahead In Staffordshire

It was full steam ahead at the Mill Meece pumping station in Staffordshire after a lengthy lay-off because of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Bob Weir.

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An August Day Out

Jim Gerrard travelled to Leicestershire to witness a local road run.

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Restoring Shrewsbury’s Abbey Railway Station

The Abbey Station project in Shrewsbury has involved the restoration and conversion of a 19th century derelict building to create a visitor centre. Bob Weir takes a look.

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Almost 125 Years Old…

Paul Stratford discovered a very early ‘voiturette’ at a steam event in Herefordshire.

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On The Road Again

It was good to be out and about again… Brian Gooding headed for Kent for his first rally in many a long month.

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An Evening In Cirencester

David Viner was there when engines returned to the centre of Cirencester for probably the first time since the 1950s.

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Classic Claymills

The Claymills Pumping Station in Burton-upon-Trent is a classic example of Victorian steam heritage. Bob Weir went to hear about the historic site’s plans for 2021.

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The End Of A Collection

Jim Wilkie went along to a dispersal sale at Moreton Vallance, south of Gloucester, and found some interesting items.

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Lightermen’s Barge Race

While watching a race on the Thames in London, James Hamilton spotted a few curios by the river.

Vintage Spirit October 2021

£4.50

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