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Steam Plough Club, Pant-y-Cae, Clyro, Herefordshire HR3 6JU


BB1 Princess Mary and the Avery direct haulage engine.

Brian Snelgars’ BB1 Princess Mary and an interloper from the USA, the Avery direct haulage engine.

AA7 Repulse

 Bob Jameson’s AA7 Repulse was having a quiet day off when this was taken.

 McLaren conversions Salty and Sally displayed by the Walkers of Witney.

Fowler Margaret at work

 Andrew Melrose’s Fowler Margaret at work with the tined implement.

end of the day  - engines sheeted up

 The end of the day.

Avery    close up

A close up of the Avery.

The club has provided its annual appearance at the Great Dorset Steam Fair that was celebrating its 50th year with the target of having 500 engines present and in steam.


As usual the Steam Plough Club was situated by the steam ploughing field in a good position to attract the crowds. 18 ploughing engines attended. In addition Mike Beeby showed his Colin Tyler 2” scale ploughing engines Brian Snelgar provided his steam plough by the club tent. There was considerable interest in the club and this included many sales. There were 15 new members and renewals.

Thanks are due to Julie Chick, Dick Eastwood, Mike Beeby, Simon and Melanie Fisher, Clive Flack, Bernard and Madeleine Weatherley, Derrick Saunders and John Rhead for setting up and looking after the display for the duration of the show.

SPC tent

A rare quiet moment at the club tent with Mike Beeby’s display adjacent.  Julie Chick is on duty.