|Manufacturer||Aveling & Porter|
|Registration no.||AF 3427|
|Machine type||Traction engine|
|Weight Tons (kg)||10 ton|
|Date into Preservation||1995|
|Power nhp||6 nhp|
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|No. of Gears||2|
|Original Owner||Thomas Weeks & Son|
|Current Owner / Keeper||Tony Seddon|
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Aveling & Porter no. 8401 is an traction engine that was built in September 1914 by Aveling & Porter in Rochester Kent. This engine is currently owned/in the care of Tony Seddon, co-founder of Seddon & Black steam supplies. The engine is currently named Avellana and carries the reg no. AF 3427.
New in 1914 to Thomas Weekes & Son of Lawhitton, Cornwall. After 81 years with the Thomas family the engine was sold in 1995 to a N.Bailey. For a number of its 81 years years the engine had been resident in the Steam Museum.
In 2012 the engine was acquired by current owners Tony Seddon and Family, from Whitchurch, Shropshire.
In 2013 fitted with new rubber tyres, following an incident on the way to the 2013 Malpas Yesteryear Rally.
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- Malpas Yesteryear Rally - 2014
- Kellsall Steam Rally - 2013 ?
- Malpas Yesteryear Rally - 2013
- Abbey Hill Steam Rally - 2010
- and many others - most by road.
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