Foster engine Sprig 14410
Sprig at Cromford Steam Rally 2008
Engine Details
Current Name Sprig
Manufacturer Foster
Build date 1920
Serial no. No. 14410
Registration no. UP 6481
Weight Tons (kg) 11 tons
Date into Preservation 1966
Power nhp 7
No. of Cylinders Single
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No. of Gears 2
Original Owner J. Gregory & Sons in County Durham
Original cost
Current Owner / Keeper John Bosworth,
Date bought (Current) 1996
Sale Price (approximate)
(if published)
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Foster no. 14410 was built in 1920 and has the registration no. UP 6481 and is known as Sprig.

Engine history

Supplied new in 1920 as an agricultural Traction engine to J. Gregory & Son of County Durham who operated as threshing contractors .

1920 till 1932 unknown

In 1932 was registered as UP 6481 by H. Willey of Chopwell also in County Durham.

To be seen at some shows on the saw bench.

1966 bought for preservation by K. Wright of Lincoln.

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See also

Preservation & collector related

References / sources

  • show guides / info board for exhibit

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