Monthly Archives: February 2010

Cheffins Fowler Roller 15965 Auction Results

I visited the Cheffins auction at Easter Compton today. This was a altogether smaller affair than the big auctions at Cheffins Cambridge site which most are more familiar attending. One engine was offered, Fowler T3 Road Roller 15965 “Irish Lady”. This engine has been owned by the Tarmac organisation for a good number of years, [...]

Wm Kerr Steam Road Haulage in Scotland

I have recently purchased a couple of books about Scottish transport which have a couple of great pictures of Wm Kerr engines at work in Scotland.
The first shows Road Engines and Kerr delivering a 40-ton transformer to the Loch Tummel power staion in Perthshire in 1930. Kerr’s owned four McLaren Road Locomotives which they had [...]

Cheffins to Auction Fowler Steam Roller 15965

This Saturday, 27 February 2010, sees the first auction of the year where Cheffins will sell Fowler T3 Roller 15965 at an auction near Bristol. The engine has been owned since the mid 1970’s by Tarmac Roadstone who acquired it following the acquisition of another company. They have now decided to sell the engine, a [...]