October 2015 - Issue 308
06-25 News and events
Rally and show reports from Driffield, Ramsey, Woodchurch and much more news from the world of steam.
28 Sentinel Centenary
One hundred years of Sentinels in Shrewsbury were celebrated at the former works, the Horseshoe Pass and Onslow rally.
32 Great Dorset photos
A selection of this year's Great Dorset Steam Fair pictures from our top photographers.
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42 Rackham sale preview
The UK's biggest private tractor collection goes under the auctioneer's hammer in Norfolk.
48 Burrell The Lurcher
The spotlight falls on Burrell 8nhp single cylinder traction engine No 3882of 1921 – an Essex-based ex-Keeling engine.
52 Fifty years of Cheshire steam
'Wow' was the best way to describe Cheshire's 50th anniversary rally at a ram-jammed two-day celebration at Astle Park.
60 Nottingham Goose Fair
A look back at this annual October event with the assistance of The National Fairground Archive.
66 A much-travelled Albion lorry
How a 1926 lorry was reunited with the man who initially rescued it from a scrapyard and took it to the other side of the world.
70 Traction engines in trouble
Evocative images from a bygone era show that times were not always good for engines and their drivers.
74 Relics along the Irrawaddy river
Myanmar (formerly Burma) in south-east Asia is now trying to open itself to the world and there is much of vintage interest to be discovered.
78 Know your engines: safety valves
Mike Dyson considers the various types of engine safety valves deployed through the years.
The rebirth of Christchurch Heritage Tramway.
86 Museum Guide
News from the homes of historic collections.
88 Six inches of Foden wagon
Buying a house or buying a steam wagon was the choice facing Christopher Hall in the spring of 2014. Guess what won?
92-94 Old Glory in Miniature News
Small-scale steam showcases.
96 What's On
Forthcoming events for your enjoyment.
107 Advintage - the biggest Steam & Vintage Marketplace
An autojumble in your armchair!
114 'Tail Lamp Tom'
Telling it like it is.