The Countess
Fowler no. 11421 of 1908 The Countess reg NT 117 at Woolpit 09 - IMG 1522
The Countess at Woolpit Steam rally 2009
Engine Details
Current Name The Countess
Manufacturer Fowler
Build date 1908
Serial no. No. 11421
Registration no. NT 117
Machine type A4
Weight Tons (kg) ?
Power nhp 6 nhp
No. of Cylinders Single
Linkage Type ?
No. of Gears 2
Original Owner Alf Morgan
Current Owner / Keeper Rodney Timpson,
Date bought (Current) 1996
Notes left under a tree for 30 years
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Fowler no. 11421 was built in 1908 by John Fowler & Co. of Leeds England and has the registration no. NT 117 and is known as The Countess.

Engine historyEdit

Supplied new on September the 11th 1908 to Alf Morgan of ? as an agricultural traction engine.

In 1911 was sold on to The Griffin family of Shropshire, who owned the engine for 85 years till 1996.

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 Rodney Timpson, from Norfolk in 1996 and fitted with a new firebox in 2008 for her 100th birthday.

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References / sourcesEdit

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