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Topic: steam rally

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Traction engines.

Traction engines.

A traction engine is a self-propelled steam engine used to move heavy loads on roads, plough ground or to provide power at a chosen location. The name derives from the Latin tractus, meaning 'drawn', since the ... more

Foster Traction Engine.

Foster Traction Engine.

William Foster & Co Ltd was an agricultural machinery company based in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England and usually just called "Fosters of Lincoln." The company can be traced back to 1846, when William Foster pu... more

The Robey Traction Engine.

The Robey Traction Engine.

Robert Robey started business in 1854, manufacturing portable steam engines and thrashing machines. His range of agricultural equipment rapidly expanded; in the Great Exhibition of 1862 "fixed engines, traction... more

The Fowler Traction Engine

The Fowler Traction Engine

John Fowler (11 July 1826 – 4 December 1864) was an English agricultural engineer who was a pioneer in the use of steam engines for ploughing and digging drainage channels. His inventions significantly reduced ... more

The Foden Traction Engine

The Foden Traction Engine

In 1856 Edwin Foden (1841–1911) became apprenticed to the agricultural equipment manufacturing company of Plant & Hancock. He left the company for an apprenticeship at Crewe Railway Works but returned to Plant ... more

The Marshall Engine (5)

The Marshall Engine (5)

Marshall, Sons & Co. was a British agricultural machinery manufacturer founded in 1848. The company was based in the Britannia Iron Works, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Early production was of steam engines and a... more

The Robey Traction Engine (7)

The Robey Traction Engine (7)

Robert Robey started business in 1854, manufacturing portable steam engines and thrashing machines. His range of agricultural equipment rapidly expanded; in the Great Exhibition of 1862 "fixed engines, traction... more

The Robey Traction Engine (11)

The Robey Traction Engine (11)

Robert Robey started business in 1854, manufacturing portable steam engines and thrashing machines. His range of agricultural equipment rapidly expanded; in the Great Exhibition of 1862 "fixed engines, traction... more

The Robey Traction Engine.

The Robey Traction Engine.

Robey of Lincoln ~ Lincolnshire Steam Engines & Vehicles.A look at the history behind a wonderful Lincolnshire company dating back to Victorian Times....It was 1854 when Robert Robey decided to set up business ... more

The Robey Traction Engine

The Robey Traction Engine

Robey & Co Ltd was founded in 1854, by Robert Robey, as manufacturers of portable steam engines and thrashing machines. By 1862 they had expanded greatly and exhibited a display of agricultural equipment; "fixe... more