Robin Hood at Elvaston Steam Rally 2009
|Current Name||Robin Hood|
|Serial no.||No. 14431|
|Registration no.||FE 3217|
|Weight Tons (kg)||8 ton (5 ton in TER list)|
|Power nhp||4 nhp|
|No. of Cylinders||twin|
|No. of Gears||2|
|Current Owner / Keeper||
F & L Dockray,|
|Date bought (Current)||?|
|Notes||Converted to showmans style in 1967 by the Stubbins Family|
Foster no. 14431 was built in 1920 and has the registration no. FE 3217 and is currently named Robin Hood.
Engine history[edit | edit source]
Supplied new on September the 11th 1920 as an Tractor type engine.
In 1967 was converted to showman's style by the Stubbins Family of Nottingham and used for powering a set of children's rides.
Spent part of the 2nd World War as a Standby power source at a Carpet factory and a coal mine, it was then parked under a tree in 1941 were she sat for 36 years till 1977 when she was re steamed.
Bought by Fred & Linda Dockray, from Long Whatton in ? and fitted with a new canopy of local grown ash & oak. As well as firebox, boiler barrel, belly tanks, tender and fly wheel, and finished off with new whistle and showman's bell.
Events this engine has attended[edit | edit source]
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Gallery[edit | edit source]
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See also[edit | edit source]
- List of Named Vehicles
- List of Vehicles by registration number
- List of Steam Machinery Manufacturers
- Glossary Index
- Preservation & collector related
References / sources[edit | edit source]
- show guide + info board for exhibit
- TER 2008
[edit | edit source]
- More Photos of 14431 on the Steam Scenes web site