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Books on Steam Ploughing

The Traction Engine Register

Published by the Southern Counties Historic Vehicles Preservation Trust

By Brian Johnson – 12th Edition

2016

Allens of Oxford

Jonathan Brown

(The Road Locomotive Society)

 

A Century of Traction Engines

W J Hughes

1959

A Rally of Traction Engines

Barry  Finch

 

Contractor and Factor

Pat  Freeman

 

Digging by Steam

Colin Tyler

1972?

Discovering Traction Engines

Harold Bonnett

 

Farming with Steam

Harold Bonnett

 

Fowler Steam Cultivating Machinery 1900-1930

Geoff Gilbert

1987

Lincolnshire Steam in Camera

Harold Bonnett

 

Lunnicks, Steam Powered Contractors

Gary Barker

2009

My Life with Steam

Joe Challis

 

The Major R.J.W. Ind Collection of Historical Photographs   

Henry Roskilly & Tony Hunt

Road Locomotive Society

1980

Ploughing by Steam:

A History of Steam Cultivation Over the Years

Colin Tyler, John Haining

1970

Ploughing Engines at Work

Barry Finch  

1962 2016

Ploughing Engines In Focus

John Crawley

1985

Ploughs and Ploughing

Roy Brigden, Shire Publications

 

Saga of the Steam Plough

Harold Bonnett  

 

Steam at Work, Road and Farm Engines

Anthony  Beaumont

 

Steam in my Family

John Newton

1988

Steam in the Village

R A Whitehead

 

Steam on the Farm

Jonathan Brown

2008

Steam on the Road

David Burgess Wise

1974

Steam traction Engines in Camera

John Crawley

 

Steam Traction Engines

Harold Bonnett

 

Steam traction-engines-

memories of the men & the machines

Harold Bonnett

 

St. Nicholas Works

Michael R. Lane

1959

The Compleat Traction Engineman

E E  Kimbell

 

The Development of the English Traction Engine

Ronald H Clark

1960

The European Traction Engine Register Leeds and District Traction Engine Club

David Parfitt, Derek Rayner and John Toy

2016

The Falls of Burbage Wharf

John Newton    

1995

The Invicta Works  

Michael R. Lane

 

The Story of the Steam Plough Works: Fowlers of Leeds

Michael R. Lane

 

The Story of the Midland Engine Works – Leeds

John Wakeham, Henry Roskilly,

Michael R. Lane

2017

The Traction Engine in Australia

Robert Butrims / Bruce Roberts

 

The Werribee Steam Ploughs   

R Butrims and B C Roberts

1987

Traction Engines at Work in Cambridgeshire  & the Isle of Ely  

Mike Dyson

 

Ward & Dale – A History of the Sleaford Cultivators

 

2014

 

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