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Title: Engines i was aprenticed on in england
Post by: MasseyHarris55 on 30 August, 2012, 11:06:27 pm
Here are the engines i was aprenticed to in england when i was younger
1 Peter Cradocks Allchin Knapp
(http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg565/Megan_Tilling/b8ed2d0d.jpg)
I was one of the original great dorset road builders
2 John and Barnaby Newtons Burrel Progress
(http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg565/Megan_Tilling/7745ef21.jpg)
Saturday nights at stourpane
3This is the first engine i was aperenticed to a Wallis and Stevens 6 ton oilbath tractor Pamela owned by
(at the time ) Doug Roberts
(http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg565/Megan_Tilling/ca892f8b.jpg)
When i was younger and smaller i did a roadside replacement of the fusible plug on her just outside saisbury
4 Golliath Wallis and stevens 3 ton tractor owned by a wonderfull man Doc Gilles Romanes
(http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg565/Megan_Tilling/a3faf34b.jpg)
I know there are three half sized models based on goliath in WA and i must catch up with there owners
These are not photos i have taken as digital photography was still a very expencive hobby when i was a steam aprentice but these are my teachers

I would like to know how my old employers fowler steam plouging engine i was rebuilding turned out the boler makers set us back with that one but thats another story  i hope you enjoy these pictures

John
Title: Re: Engines i was aprenticed on in england
Post by: Triumphline on 31 August, 2012, 12:01:02 am
Thanks for the pictures. Those are all wonderful looking engines.
Patrick
Title: Re: Engines i was aprenticed on in england
Post by: martyn on 31 August, 2012, 03:20:37 pm
Hey you lucky fellow,l certainly envy you working & operating such fine engines....thanks for the pictures