• Short Summary

    An item about two collectors of steam engines in Norfolk.

  • Description

    Diss, Norfolk.

    Two men polish a steam engine. Shots of rusty steam engines in a farm yard.

    Alan Bloom, Vice Chairman of the Norfolk Steam Engine Society, is seen loading wood into an engine fire. Various shots of Alan driving one of his eleven restored engine with the help of a little girl (his granddaughter?). Shots of another man driving a red road locomotive that was previously used in travelling fairs.

    In Thursford, George Cushing has the largest collection of engines in the country. Various shots of George driving a 1910 model past a row of other engines in his collection.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    229.11
    Media URN:
    3203
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:52:00 / 01:47:36:00
    Canister:
    CP 446

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Seen at 0:46 is a Fowler Ploughing Engine named "Bessie", (Reg. No. CF 4311).

    Seen at 1:23 is a Ruston Proctor general purpose engine, (Reg. No. RT 1487).

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