Monthly Archives: July 2009

Boconnoc Steam Fair 2009

The annual Boconnoc rally took place over the weekend of 24/25/26 July 2009 at the Boconnoc estate near Lostwithiel in Cornwall. Unfortunately as with a number of July events this year heavy rain in the preceding days meant that the site was extremely wet on Friday and Saturday and movement on grass areas all but [...]

Victory & Victorious Reunited

This years Lincolnshire Show saw the reuniting the 2 consecutively numbered Foster Showmans engines 14501 & 14502, Victory and Victorious:

This was the first time the engines had stood together on Lincolnshire soil since they were built in 1920. They were ordered together by separate showman and were delivered on the same train in 1920. It [...]