At Holcot Steam Rally 2008
|Registration no.||PM 4795|
|Weight Tons (kg)||5 1/2 ton|
|Date into Preservation||1951 (UK)|
|Power nhp||4 nhp|
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|No. of Gears||2|
|Original Owner||W&F Bains, Blackham Sussex|
|Current Owner / Keeper||I. Houlgrave|
|Date bought (Current)||2004|
|Sale Price (approximate)
|Notes||Was a Roller for 13 years|
Built in 1924 and Supplied new in Royal Show finish. The engine was first sold in 1927 to W&F Bains of Blackburn, Suffolk. original sale price was £805 (1927).
In 1944 it was sold to Chris Lambert of Horsmondon, Suffolk. The engine was then converted to a Roller. When Lamberts was sold up in 1951 the engine was purchased by Don Eastwood for £155, as a roller.
In 1957 Don converted the engine back to a tractor. The Eastwood family rallied the engine till 1994 when it lasted steamded. It was then sold after 45 years in 2004 to the current owner.
The engine has been rallied regularly since.
Some of the events this engine has attended;
- Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre
- Belvoir Castle Steam Festival
- Holcot Steam Rally
- Lincolnshire Steam and Vintage Rally
- Strumpshaw Steam Rally
- Earlier events
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