Vintage Spirit September 2022



  • The Best Journey Takes You Home - part 2
  • A Heritage Week In July
  • In Deepest Devon – The Story Of Lord Rolle’s Canal
  • Amazing Anson
  • From Tractors To Tanks
  • An Enthusiasts’ Railway all the latest news and event reports

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In this issue


Chugging Around Dapdune Wharf

Peter Hammond enjoyed an afternoon in Guildford with some unexpected company.


The Best Journey Takes You Home - part 2

John Flynn concludes the story of the 80 mile trip back home with his Burrell traction engine No.3164, Dauntless.


A Heritage Week In July

Three very different events in just over a week helped Brian Gooding enjoy three different branches of the heritage movement.


In Deepest Devon – The Story Of Lord Rolle’s Canal

Sections of a little known canal in north Devon are gradually being conserved. Roger Butler takes a look at the canal and the efforts to save at least part of it.


Amazing Anson

The Anson Engine Museum in Poynton near Manchester is one of the leading heritage sites in Cheshire. In recent years it has undergone some major improvements, Bob Weir reports.


From Tractors To Tanks

Richard Pullen looks at the 105hp Foster Daimler tractor which was the basis for the first tanks of World War One.


A Unique Piece Of Industrial History

Peter Brockington came across an unusual machine in Rotterdam harbour.


An Enthusiasts’ Railway

Bernard Holloway takes a look at a popular private railway with more than just trains.


Discoveries In Devon

An unusual setting for a steam event lead to a sequence of discoveries for James Hamilton.

Vintage Spirit September 2022


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