Category Archives: Historic Pictures

Steam Engine Post Cards

Post cards of engines used to be very popular, you still see some for sale on stalls at rallies or on eBay. A friend of mine gave me a collection of post cards that he had found in a cupboard. Some of these engines are on Steam Scenes now and it’s interesting to compare the [...]

Aveling Steam Roller 7798 at Work

The following pictures were given to me by a friend who used to help run the roller in them, Aveling 7798:

The pictures were taken at some point during the 1980’s in Hinckley, Leicestershire where the engine currently resides. For many years the engine stood in a park in Hinckley before being rescued and restored. It [...]