Aveling & Porter no. 8290 - RR - E 5341 at Onslow Park 09 - IMG 6754.jpg
At Shrewsbury
Engine Details
Current Name -
Manufacturer Aveling & Porter
Build date 1914
Serial no. 8290
Registration no. E 5341
Machine type Steam roller
Model type/class BS
Weight Tons (kg) 10 ton
Date into Preservation 1964
Power nhp 5 nhp
No. of Cylinders Single
Ancillary equipment ?
Current Owner / Keeper I. Cooper
Sale Price (approximate)
(if published)
Auctioneer -
Private Sale unknown
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Aveling & Porter no. 8290 is an steam roller that was built in April 1914 by Aveling & Porter in Rochester Kent. This engine is currently owned/in the care of I. Cooper of Shrewsbury. It currently carries the reg no.E5341. and is retained in 'original unrestored condition' having only had mechanical restoration work done to maintain it in good mechanical order.

Engine History

Bought new in April 1914 by Cannock R.D. Council.

  • Worked till 1963 when withdrawn by Staffordshire County Council.
  • Sold by Staffordshire CC in 1964.
  • Sold in 1999
  • Bought in 2006 by I. Cooper of Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
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