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Welcome To The Steam Plough Club

The Steam Plough Club has many members world wide interested in steam ploughing with its engines and implements, personalities and rich history.  Founded in 1966 by the late Harold Bonnett the club is about keeping the tackle operating; not just the machinery but passing on the old skills too.
Members of our Club would be pleased to have your help and assistance so that together we can give the steam plough engine its proper place in the history of British agricultural engineering.
The club has a reputation for well organised events in an informal setting.  Members have every opportunity to participate whether they have engine ownership or not.  This is your chance to leave your arm chair, put on your boots and live real steam on the land.
2016 saw the 50th Anniversary of the clubs founding by Harold Bonnett. Acclaimed events were held at the World Ploughing Championship near York, at the Great Dorset Steam Fair.  It culminated in a celebration lunch at the Great Northern Hotel in Peterborough, scene of the club’s origin in 1966.  

Steam Plough Club Shop


This can be purchased from our online shop.

Archive picture of the month

Fowler Motor Cable Ploughing engine registration UB 3836. Originally turned out with Browett-Lindley petrol engine in 1926. Later, in 1933, converted to 80hp 6-cylinder diesel engine. Photo is pre-1933.

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The Steam Plough Club provides its members with:-
  • A quarterly journal – the Steam Plough Times
  • Technical advice
  • Working instructions for steam ploughing machinery
  • Safety guidelines for crews and event organisers
  • Engine & implement records
  • Engine classes identification
  • In-house publications & DVDs
  • The opportunity to meet like minded enthusiasts
  • Visits & meetings 
  • Access to Steam Plough Times – A Searchable Index Of the Contents Archive.

Steam Plough Club Shop

The Club Shop now takes Paypal

All of the above items can be purchased from our online shop.