Author Archives: David Collidge

Contributor Collections – Steam Scenes

One of the things which has been on my To-Do list for the longest is to get a proper contributors section sorted for Steam Scenes. I did have one on the old site but it meant manually coding and adding pages which took far too long. I have finally got round to putting something better [...]

Foster Steam Wagon Catalogue

I have been sent these scans of an original Foster Steam Wagon catalogue by Al Jackson who’s family requested the catalogue from Fosters when they were considering the purchase of a wagon. Catalogues such as this make interesting reading and general contain pictures were don’t survive anywhere else – and they are worth quite a [...]

Fowler Ploughing Engines in Angola

About a year ago I wrote a post about several abandoned ploughing engines in Angola which I had become very interested in. In the intervening period I have spoken to several people who have seen these engines first hand and even heard of several reports that the engines had been moved or tipped over.
This is [...]