Category Archives: Traction Talk

Traction Talk Threads of Interest – Week 18

Traction Talk has been a bit quiet of late but here are a few threads that have caught my eye.

Restoration of Fowler A4
Wonderful collection of pictures of Fowler 10590 which is being restored by TT Member Carl Byrne:

North Norfolk Steam Tour
East Anglian Traction Engine Society held a road run over the May Bank Holiday which [...]

Traction Talk Threads of Interest – Week 13

Engine at Chester-le-Street
A chance encounter by a friend of a TT member with large red engine in Chester-Le-Street produced an interesting thread which resulted in some pictures being posted of a big Fowler RL in the process of restoration.
John True – Traction Engine Register
The death of John True, longtime editor of the Traction Engine Register [...]

Threads of Interest – Week 12, 2009

Latest at Bartlett Engineering

Richard Scourfield and his team have been working hard on Burrell 3166 Road Loco, this time working on the gear train. Richard shared a few pictures which prompted many favorable comments.
New Burrell
A thread about progress being made on new build Burrell being put together by Mark Rigg ebbed and flowed into several [...]