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October 2016

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The Busy Bee Buzzes Back

David Viner looks at the return of Patrick Edwards’ Burrell showman’s after its accident last year.

Getting in the Mood

The pre-Great Dorset Drusillas Steam Party grows in popularity each year. Jim Gerrard enjoyed this year’s one.

Invited to Hitch a Lift

Going to see narrowboats head home after a canal event, Peter Hammond was surprised to be invited on board one of them.

Great Dorset 2016

Our first report on this year’s Great Dorset Steam Fair looks at some of the awards presented, as well as a poignant commemoration for ‘Doc’ Romanes and John Reeves.

Ben Lomond (part 1)

Jim Gerrard explores the history of the blue Marshall road loco.

3Fs & B – a good show

As this year’s event approaches, David Viner looks back at the 2015 show.

Preserving the Young Ones

John Corah looks at the preservation of a younger ERF.

Steaming West to East (part 2)

Christian Hartley-Woolley was part of the crew who drove Morning Star on a 400 mile run for charity. This is the middle part of the journey.

Marvellous Morris – a brief history of Morris commercials

Morris Motors played an important role in Britain’s automotive history. Some of their commercial vehicles are still going strong today, as Bob Weir discovered on his recent travels.

South American Steam

Dawn Goold found several steam artefacts during a holiday in South America.

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