Monthly Archives: June 2009

Black Country Museum Steam Weekend

The Black Country Museum held a special steam weekend in June over the father’s day weekend, as I father I even got in for free!
Traveling up from the West Country was former local engine Burrell 3197 “Old Tim” which worked for many years at Screen Bros in nearby Oldbury. Earlier in the week the engine [...]

Burrell Showmans Engine 3910 – Wait & See

Stapleford saw the debut of Burrell 3910 7NHP Showman’s Engine, Wait & See. The engine is a former Pat Collins engine and has been owned by it’s present owner Bill Hunt for over 50 years and prior to this weekend it had never been to a rally.
The engine is unique in that it was finished [...]

Stapleford Steam 2009

The Stapleford Park Steam Rally was held over the weekend of 13 and 14 June and as usual was a laid back back affair with sunshine for most of the weekend.
Aside from the debut of Wait & See, the rally was it well populated with a couple of new additions and overall engines numbers up [...]