|Cheltenham Steam and Vintage Fair|
|Engine line up at 2009 show|
|Organisers||Gloucester Warwickshire Railway & Steam Rally Committee|
|Date held on||October|
|Venue||Cheltenham race course|
|Next Event Date||2010|
|First Event was held in (year)||2008|
|Last Event was held in (year)|
|No. of years held||2nd year in 2009|
|Events Web Site||www.gwsr.com|
The Cheltenham Steam & Vintage Fair is a new event first held in 2008 and held at the middle of October by the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway, on land adjacent to their station at Cheltenham race course, Gloucestershire. The Rally is organised by the Glouestershire and Warwickshire Railway Steam Rally Committee with car parking provided by Cheltenham Race Course and the ploughing area by permission of A. Beard the adjacent land owner.
The 2009 event was the 2nd that has been held.
- Exhibit classes
- Steam engines
- Vintage Cars
- Commercial vehicles
- Collectable Models
- Stationary Engines
- Fairground rides & Stalls
- Working displays & steam ploughing demonstrations
- Trade stalls
- Club stands.
- craft tent
Did a rally take place this year ?
Was held on the 9th and 10th of October 2010 at a site adjacent to the Toddington Station. The Railway having suffered a embankment failure between there and the station at Cheltenham race course.
2009 Steam engines
|Exhibit no.||Engine (make & No.)||Name||Type||year built||Reg no.||Owner||Photo||Misc info|
|1||Aveling & Porter no. 3430||Sarah||Steam roller||1894||PB 9801||Peter Smith||In road building Disply|
|2||Aveling & Porter no. 8548||Brittania||Steam Roller||1915||AF 4442||Henri Collings||With Living van|
|3||Burrell no. 4025||Pride of Dorset||Steam roller||1925||PR 6641||Robin Ceny|
|4||Burrell no. 3121||Keeling||Traction engine||1909||NO 1310||Dave Smith||A regular at shows in the area|
|5||Burrell no. 3164||Dauntless||Traction engine||1909||AM 5799||Jeffrey Shackell||First appearance at Cheltenham|
|6||Robey no. 28094||Pride of the Walk||Traction engine||1908||AO 8932||The Wallington Family||Owned since 1973|
|7||Marshall no. 28922||Alderman||Traction engine||1897||BH 7606||Dave Paxton||On going restoration|
|8||Marshall no. 61970||Emma||Traction engine||1913||BJ 5934||Terry Petty||Owned since 1984|
|9||Garrett no. 28410||Mercury||Traction engine||1910||NO 1186||Peter Best||Roads to most rallies under its own steam|
|10||Wallis & Steevens no. 7498||Progress||Traction engine||1916||HO 5629||R. Herring||Offered as a raffle prize in 1957|
|11||Burrell no. 4093||Dorothy||Road Locomotive||1931||DV 9252||Denis Smith||Last 3 speed RL built at Burrells|
|12||Fowler no. 14257||Linkey||Ploughing Engine||1916||KE 2494||Mark Jones||A regular in the area at rallies|
|13||Fowler no. 15182||Achilles||Ploughing Engine||1918||NO 5869||Michael Davies||Worked till 1970 and still occasionally used for contract jobs|
|14||Clayton and Shuttleworth no. 50004||Old Hiram||Portable Engine||1926||-||David Cole||On the Saw bench demonstration|
|15||Foden no. 12770||-||Steam wagon||1927||FN 9060||James Harvey-Bathurst, of Eastnor Castle||In the livery of Beck & Pollitzer haulage contractors|
|15||Burrell no. 3489||King George VI||Showman's Engine||1913||PB 9624||John Wharton||First showmans to attend a steam rally in 1952|
|17||Burrell no. 3288||Nancy||Showman's Engine||1911||TA 1118||Prout family|
|18||Garrett no. 33091||Margaret||Showman's tractor||1917||BP 6077||Richard Hall||150px]]||Listed but not seen|
|19||Garrett no. 33278||Princess Mary||Steam Tractors||1918||DP 4479||John Garman||In-transit from GDSF to Warwickshire under own steam|
A Number of 'Model' steam engines were present, but no details/photos were taken.
- If you visited the show or your models were there please add details of them and photos below, thanks.
Several half size (1/2 scale) models and other working scale miniatures were also present.
Commercial & Military vehicles
A number of interesting vehicles were present including these;
- photos to follow later
A approximately ? tractor were present (? listed in guide), with a few interesting implements as well. A few more interesting examples were mixed in with the usual grey Fergusons and Fordsons. A few were well restored examples while others were shown in as found condition. A number of restored JCBs were on display in with the tractors and implements area.
- More Details to follow, but here are some of the makes & models shown.
- David Brown
- Field Marshall
- Ford-Ferguson (Ford 9N)
- International Harvester
- John Deere
- John Deere A
- John Deere M
- Le Percheron ?
- Massey Ferguson
add details of any implements here
- Above list with more info to be transferred to the table below with photos
|entry no.||Make||Model no. / type||Reg no.||Serial no. (if known)||year built||Owner||Photo||Misc info|
|?||County||County Super-4||Reg no. ?||County no. ?||?||owner ?||150px]]||Fitted with winch|
|Add any other tractors from this event above here in Entry no order / ABC by make if no number|
|add more entries||by copying block||below and||pasting in||between entries||
|-||Make||Model no.||Reg no. ?||Serial no||Year||Owner ?||150px]]|
A Good selection of classic cars from the 1900's through to modern classics from the 1970s.
90 exhibits listed, but not all were present on the Saturday.
A selection of vintage caravans were also lined up behind the Cars.
Working areas and demonstrations
Examples of steam ploughing were held in the adjacent field with a few exhibitors also doing demonstrations of field work with their classic tractors and implements.
The first event was held in 2003 do you have any details of the participants at this event ?
- Please add detail's if you visited with any photos of the exhibits at the event please.
Cheltenham Steam and Vintage Fair/2008
Cheltenham Steam and Vintage Fair/2003
References / sources
- The show guide 2009
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