Thursday, August 25, 2016
Letting Off Some Steam

Letting Off Some Steam

A four-day show rarely gets four good days in a row, but the last of July/ first of August weekend brought just such good weather to us at Portersville, Pennsylvania.

Well, the show season is rather well underway. Have you been to any of your favorites yet?

The show season is well underway for 2015 with some of the early and well known shows in the past, or upcoming. Since I...

As usual, off season topics are a bit hard to find but we keep trying and thinking and reading a couple of the magazines of the hobby and several club newsletters to keep up on the happenings in various areas.

Hello again Steam enthusiasts. I hope you are all managing to keep warm in this frigid weather, if by steam or just hot air.

We are starting out the new year with some material on show schedules, not necessarily steam, but engines none the less.

I finally got the time needed to review the latter chapters of Michael Lane’s Story of the Steam Plough Works, which is a history of the Fowler Works of Leeds England.

Today I want to tell you a bit more of the great British Steam Engine and Cultivating Machine Company based on Michael Lane’s book The Story of The Steam Plough Works that was published in 1980.

I have written a couple other recent articles on the steam engine companies of England and since I am a dedicated Anglopile, that is not too unusual.

Well I got a few good comments on the two articles I did featuring two British companies, namely Garretts and Wallis and Steevens and...
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