Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki
Advertisement

The Hamster at the Bill Targett Memorial Rally 2011 with a junior driver from the Steam Apprentice Club ?

Foreman & Co. of Romsey, Hampshire were an engineering company that built a new build engine based on the 3 ton steam tractor design of Wallis & Steevens from 1898.[1]

History

The engine was built in 1980 by Engineer Ken Foreman and is a replica or full size model of the Wallis & Steevens 3 ton light tractor.[2]

Only one engine was built and numbered 9801 with the registration no. D716 JRU allocated by the DVLA as it was new build.

The engine was Named The Hamster in 2001 following a major overhaul. it is currently owned by Andy & Joy Sellwood and Sons of Bartley Hampshire.

Events

Some of the events attended by this engine are listed below:[3]

2011
  • Bill Targett Memorial Rally
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2002

Gallery

please add your photos here


See also

References / sources

  1. The Traction Engine Register 2008 edition, page 34
  2. Bill Target Memorial Rally 2011 show Guide
  3. Steam Scenes for some events

External links

Advertisement