Daily Archives: 9 September 2009

Irish McLaren Road Locomotives at GDSF

This years Great Dorset Steam Fair saw the appearance of three recently restored Irish Mclaren road locomotives 2 of which have never visited the show before.
McLaren 701 was built in 1900 and is a double crank compound 8NHP engine. Spent it working life in Australia before being imported in 2001 and restored by it’s current [...]

Crane Special at Old Warden

This years Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre on the 19th & 20th September will feature a special display of 11 crane engines, the first time such a large quantity of crane engines has been assembled together in one place.
The 11 engines attending will be:

Ransomes, Simms & Jefferies 31066 “Hooky”

Burrell 3166 “Joe Chamberlain”

Burrell 3197 “Old Tim”

Burrell [...]