At Strumpshaw Steam Rally 1998
Engine Details
Current Name Sam
Manufacturer Brown & May
Build date 1890
Serial no. 4561
Registration no. na
Machine type SS
Weight Tons (kg) 5 ton
Date into Preservation 1960s
Power nhp 6 nhp
No. of Cylinders 1
No. of Gears na
Current Owner / Keeper Russ Tate
Date bought (Current) 1993
Sale Price (approximate)
(if published)
Not disclosed
Auctioneer -
Private Sale yes
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Brown and May no. 4561 is an portable engine that was built in 1890 by Brown & May in Devizes, Wiltshire. This engine is currently owned/in the care of Russ Tate of Acle, Norfolk.

Engine HistoryEdit

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Restored in the late 1960's by Peter Shagbolt, ended up at Corsham Quarry Musuem.

Purchased by current owner in 1993 and retubed. Rallied very occasionally until 2003, when firebox crown failed.

Now laying derelict at Halvergate Marshes near Gt. Yarmouth.


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References / sourcesEdit

  • Initial data from TER
  • History from post on B&M page.

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