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Middleton Top winding engine house contains a pair of beam engines both driving a common crank geared to a winding drum around which the incline rope ran. They were built by the Butterley Company, near Ripley, Derbyshire, during 1828-29 and completed during December 1829. They are the world’s oldest rotative beam engines still on their original site and are both in very good condition. Of the eight winding engines along the Cromford & High Peak Railway line, two comprised pairs of 10 horse power beam engines and the other six were pairs of 20 horse power engines, Middleton being of the larger type. Each engine is a double-acting condensing (Watt-type) beam engine of 25 inch bore and 60 inch stroke controlled by a slide valve. Steam at 5 psi was admitted to the valve chest from the main steam pipe via a regulator type valve on each engine, enabling precise and rapid control. The cranks are set at 90 degrees to ensure that the engine would start from any position. The flywheel driven by the two engines is 16 feet in diameter and mounted on the crankshaft with it is a fifty tooth gear meshing with 150 teeth around the […]

26 27 28 Aug 2017  A Three Day Show & Working Weekend Including Ploughing Match Vintage/Classic tractors working and static displays Engines countryside bygones Retford Rd Bothamsall Notts DN228DG Contact 07860 269788 or 07974 754426

Sunday 8th January 10am-2pm Organisers of Land Rover and vintage autojumble events. You can now register to trade and exhibit online. For further information please click on latest events or call Mark Woodward on 016974 51882 Malvern 4×4 Spares Day & Land Rover Autojumble, Wye Halls, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcs, WR13 6NW. Drive in and set up 6m x 6m indoor plots from £30, outdoor plots from £25, plus classic Land Rover display, adm £6.50 per adult from 10am -2pm. www.4x4sparesday.co.uk Future events: Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th June 2017 Sunday 29th October 2017 (9am – 2pm)

The Downs, B4509, Wickwar, (M5 J14), South Glos, (Nr Bristol) Approx. GL12 8LF Vintage and Classic Cars, Miniatures, Commercials and Military Vehicles, Motorbikes & Cycles, Stationary Engines, Awning Displays, Arena Events and much more. With Kondini – Fire and Stunt Act Fun Dog Show – Organised by Birch Hill Dog Rescue – 07747 530622 Also Trade Stalls, Refreshments & Bar.

Little Intall Fields, Stoke Pound Lane,  Stoke Prior,  Bromsgrove,  Worcestershire. B60 4LF Please note this year it is only a two day event as there is no Auction on the Friday Steam Engines, Miniatures, Vintage and Classic Cars, Period Caravans, Commercials and Military Vehicles, Motorbikes & Cycles, Tractors, Awning Displays, Stationary Engines, Arena Events and much more American West Indian Lore & Dance With Kondini – Fire and Stunt Act Fun Dog Show – Organised by Birch Hill Dog Rescue – 07747 530622 Also Trade Stalls, Refreshments & Bar. Saturday evening Dr. Busker will be performing in the beer tent

Our Summer Special with lots of dazzling classic buses and rides out

Our big event and a great day for enthusiasts, including this year a birthday celebration for some of our preserved Birmingham Buses

Our season finale and part of the nationwide “Museums at Night” Festival. We stay open until early evening so that our visitors can enjoy the atmosphere of twilight bus rides

Bridgnorth Toyfair is one of the longest established fairs in the U.K. Its success it due mainly to the quality and variety of the new and pre-owned models on offer. It is also not far from the Severn Valley Railway which if combined the attractions make for a very enjoyable day out. Leisure Centre, High Town, Bridgnorth WV16 4ER 10:30am-3:00pm  Entry- £2.00 For more information please contact Tony Oakes 01270 652773  

A great little fair with a big personality, offering a warm welcome to both collectors and enthusiasts of various models of road vehicles, trains plus books, spares etc; 10:30am-2:00pm – £2.00 entry Droitwich Leisure Centre, Briar Mill, Droitwich, Worcs WR9 0RZ For more information contact Tony Oakes – 01270 652 773

50 Plus tables offering a great selection of new and used models, plus Hornby Dublo layout. A great day out for collectors and enthusiasts and don`t forget we are very near to the Severn Valley Railway. 10:30am-2:00pm – £1.50 entry Gilt Edge Leisure Centre, Zortech Avenue, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY11 7DY For more information contact Tony Oakes – 01270 652 773

fir park wings and wheels show  show cars,trucks,buses,tractors,stationary engines,fire,ambulance,police military, aircraft steam a wide selection of attractions all free cafe on site a good week end if any one would like to exhibit please give me a ring on 07816326368 or email firparkairport@live.co.uk    Enquiries     Trade / camping  and  Exhibits   to  JUNE    CROSSLEY FIRPARK  FARM .. FIRPARK.. Market  Rasen LN8  3YL . England .   UK TEL      07767092615…….   all enquiries to peter 07816326368 or june 07767092615 email firparkairport@live.co.uk

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