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November 2016

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60 Years of Great Steaming

Clive Flack reports on this year’s BSEPS rally at Old Warden. Being the 60th, it was always going to be special...

Deep in the Dale

A walk in a Derbyshire nature reserve brought Brian Gooding  to the remains of a former Cornish  engine house.

Working for Charity

Jim Gerrard enjoyed this year’s biennial working weekend at Berwick St John.

Steaming West to East - Part 3

Morning Star’s epic 400 mile run reaches the end at Lowestoft. Christian Hartley-Woolley was part of the crew.

Catch it While You Can

Mark Rudall tracks some remaining vestiges of the North East’s coal industry courtesy of National Heritage Open Days.

Partying with the Plough

Ted Tomlin joined the crowds over a September weekend at the World Ploughing Championships when the Steam Plough Club also celebrated its 50th birthday.

Ben Lomond - Part 2

Jim Gerrard concludes the story of the blue Marshall road loco.

Preserved for Posterity

Jim Smith and Tom Park have recently restored a Shand Mason & Co. steam fire appliance dating back to Queen Victoria. Bob Weir went to Cumnock, to pay them a visit.

For Forge & Foundry

Now in his mid-90s, Lesley Joseph looks back on some metal working methods that were once taught in schools.

Commemorating the Titanic in Belfast

Keith Reynolds visits ‘Titanic Belfast’ in the Thompson Dry Dock, where the past looms large.

A Big Little Village Show

Ted Tomlin visited the annual rally at Hunton in North Yorkshire, an event he was told was a small village show.

Classic Case

The JI Case Threshing Company survived the upheavals and mergers in the tractor industry, and is still around today. Some of the older machines are also popular with collectors, as Bob Weir recently discovered.

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