Miniature steam traction engines at Exbury 2011 ( Part 1 of 2 )
Miniature steam engines displaying at Exbury gardens.
Loads to see in these 2 Exbury videos. Around 50 miniature steam models
were on display on the Saturday. The half size blue Burrell scenic showmans
road locomotive, half size green Mclaren and the half size red Burrell
traction engines are extremely nice large models. Video shows engines going
to the line up, lineup outside the house and the parade leaving the house
to go around the gardens. Two smaller engines running around the grounds.
This steam event is held once a year. More information can be found on the
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Burrell 1" scale ride on live steam model traction engine
This is the first run for this burrell and these clips show how easy it is
This engine is an accurate model based on the Burrell Agricultural Engine
"Prince" a 7hp single cylinder Tractor, Works No.3728. Delivered new on the
23rd of August 1916 to J.Hardy of Blackmore, Essex, the engine survives in
good working condition and is to be seen regularly at steam rallies up and
down the country during the summer months. With its open motion, spoked
flywheel and lack of cover for the driver this is the traction engine in
its most basic form. "Prince" remains largely original, as can be seen from
the recent photo on this page. Because of the relatively high initial cost
of Agricultural engines, many smaller farmers could not afford to buy their
own, useful though they were. It was not uncommon therefore, for farmers
to engage the services of a local contracting gang who would, in the summer
months, set about the annual tasks of threshing, bailing, sawing etc and
come autumn - ploughing the fields, ready for the next seasons crop!
Princess Mary 15436 - 2 inch scale live steam Fowler BB1 ploughing engine
First steam up of my superbly engineered engine, made by an ex tool maker
I purchased it in 2008 and am now busy adding more details and finding out
the history of this model and the real engine which was fully restored
back in 1999
If anyone can offer more about the models history then please do so