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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


Allens of Oxford

Jonathan Brown

(The Road Locomotive Society)


A Century of Traction Engines

W J Hughes


A Rally of Traction Engines

Barry  Finch


Contractor and Factor

Pat  Freeman


Digging by Steam

Colin Tyler


Discovering Traction Engines

Harold Bonnett


Farming with Steam

Harold Bonnett


Fowler Steam Cultivating Machinery 1900-1930

Geoff Gilbert


Lincolnshire Steam in Camera

Harold Bonnett


Lunnicks, Steam Powered Contractors

Gary Barker


My Life with Steam

Joe Challis


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

Henry Roskilly & Tony Hunt

Road Locomotive Society


Ploughing by Steam:

A History of Steam Cultivation Over the Years

Colin Tyler, John Haining


Ploughing Engines at Work

Barry Finch  

1962 2016

Ploughing Engines In Focus

John Crawley


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


Steam in the Village

R A Whitehead


Steam on the Farm

Jonathan Brown


Steam on the Road

David Burgess Wise


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


The Compleat Traction Engineman

E E  Kimbell


The Development of the English Traction Engine

Ronald H Clark


The European Traction Engine Register Leeds and District Traction Engine Club

David Parfitt, Derek Rayner and John Toy


The Falls of Burbage Wharf

John Newton    


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


The Traction Engine in Australia

Robert Butrims / Bruce Roberts


The Werribee Steam Ploughs   

R Butrims and B C Roberts


Traction Engines at Work in Cambridgeshire  & the Isle of Ely  

Mike Dyson


Ward & Dale – A History of the Sleaford Cultivators

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