Dec 2014 - Issue 298
♦ News & Events ♦ Old Glory in Miniature News
Bright as a Burrell
Patrick Edwards’ latest stunning restoration started out by just needing a 9in square firebox patch!
Perseverance pays off
The Robey Trust in Tavistock, Devon, is now a centre of heritage excellence but how did this homage to a Lincoln engine builder come to be situated in the West Country?
The Belfast Barge
Just down-river from Belfast’s ‘Titanic’ exhibition is moored a maritime and industrial heritage gem that deserves more recognition.
The Leviathan of Parsonstown
An Irish curiosity, this restored ‘Leviathan’ at Birr Castle, Co Offaly, was the largest telescope in the world between 1845-1917.
The Garrett ‘Suffolk Punch’
The sole survivor of one of Garrett of Leiston’s commercial failures, which was aptly named The Joker in preservation.
The Rolls-Royce of ice cream
The Luca family serve ice cream from what is believed to be the world’s only surviving classic Rolls-Royce ice cream van.
Katie: From Cameroon to Kent
We track the various fortunes of 1931-built Arn Jung 0-6-0 WT No 3872 Katie and find out how it ended up in the ‘Garden of England’.
The name’s the same
In South Australia there are some familiar ‘preservation place names’, but at 12,000 miles away, things are markedly different!
Maid of Kent
Ian Gilbert’s 4in scale Fowler showman’s engine is back on the rally fields.
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