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Steam Plough Club, Woodside, Roadwater, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0RG

Registered in England and Wales, Company No. 07750299

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In this period of reduced club activity would you like to contribute?

To contribute to this page please contact John Billard.   Click here

For contributions to the Steam Plough Times please contact Peter Longfoot.   Click here

Do you have recollections of working Steam Ploughing tackle or of SPC events?

 

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Articles from Steam Plough Times

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NEW  SEVENTY MILES ON A BB    NEW

by John Billard   September 2002


A BOYHOOD MEMORY OF STEAM

by Fred Dyer    December 1999


A PLOUGHING ENGINE AND BARN         

By Brian Albon     May 2021


EXPLODING ENGINE 1904

by Pat Freeman  March 1990


 A STORY OF WARTIME TREE PULLING

by the late Harry Maxey  March 1987


   BURRELL PLOUGHING ENGINES NOS. 776 & 777

by  Rob Shorland-Ball   September 1986


UP THE BANK by Albert Crittall   September 1992


 A LIVING VAN LIVES ON  by Pat Freeman  September 1992

 Now updated with newspaper report and further update 15 Feb 21


EARLY STEAM PLOUGHING  by Pat Freeman 1989


   PLOUGHING ON   March 1978


DREDGING by Peter Ware 1976

 

SEVERN STEAM FAIR TEWKESBURY 1974 By John Mayes


Steam Plough Times No 23  c1972

 Bringing home new sets of engines and tackle from the Fowler Works

BRIAN ALBON saw the above article and has sent this

additional information CLICK Here


2 Articles from 1980  

60 YEARS AGO by John Rogers, March 1980

THE BURRELL THUMP by George Eves, October 1980


DREDGING AT OCKHAM MILL  

March 1984


JOHN MARLBOROUGH PRYOR OF WESTON PARK

by Harold Bonnett   March 1984


BRIAN ALBON saw the above article and has

written the following notes   CLICK Here

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Advertisement 1859

This advertisement is from Bells Weekly Messenger 11 July 1859

Fowler advert 1963

Advertisement for Fowlers from the programme of the Harewood House Rally 1963

Fowler Advert

Advertisement for Fowlers from the programme of the Harewood House Rally 1964  

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Accident

Member Edward Potts has provided the following from an illustrated  newspaper report dated 29 September 1900, which describes the incident

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or HERE to see the newspaper report.

A STEAM CULTIVATOR IN DISTRESS:

AN ACCIDENT IN LEICESTERSHIRE