The Little Casterton Working Weekend is held at the end of September, at Little Casterton, nr Stamford, Lincolnshire. The weekend is organised by the ? as a day for owners to bring their machines and have a play, with spectators to raise money for local charities and good causes in the area with the Local Church providing the catering and other local groups providing assistance with the gates, car parking etc..
This Event is all pre 1930s tractors and crawlers with demonstrations of Harvesting, threshing, steam ploughing and the tractor working area.
The 2009 event was the ? th that has been held. The event is for Pre 1930 tractors only.
One feature is the appearance of several early combines, with a different marque featured each year. The local vintage group also puts on a display of early road vehicles.
The event has no commercial stalls or auto jumble. Its all about machines and demonstrations.
Exhibits ans attractions
- Steam engines - Threshing and ploughing
- Working displays
- Vintage Cars
- Commercial vehicles
- Stationary Engines
- Living van display
18th and 19th of September.
Little Casterton Working Weekend/2010
The 2009 event main feature was Massey-Harris combine event.
Little Casterton Working Weekend/2009
2009 Steam engines
|Engine (make & No.)||Name||Type||year built||Reg no.||Owner||Photo||Misc info|
|Fowler no. 15451||Victory||Ploughing Engine||1925||SD 9378||?, Stamford|
|Fowler no. 14384||Princess||Ploughing Engine||1917||NM 1283||owner ?, Stamford|
|Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 20737||-||Portable engine||1908||-||?, Stamford|
|Ruston & Hornsby no. 161250||-||Steam Tractors||1930||FW 1509||owner ?, Stamford|
A approximately 30 tractor were present (? listed in guide), with a few interesting implements as well. All were pre 1930 models with number of very rare or interesting examples and few of the usual grey Fergy and Fordsons.
- Alldays & Onions
- David Brown
- Field Marshall
- Ford-Ferguson (Ford 9N)
- Holt T
- Huber Super Four
- International Harvester
- John Deere
- Sanderson and Mills
- Aussie Vickers 15-30
- Waterloo Boy
- Wallis OK
- Implements & machinery
- case - maize harvester
- John Deere no. 12 combine
- ? Baler
- 3 Massey-Harris combines
- bale elevator
- Threshing machines
- and various trailed implements for the crawlers and early trctors
- Above list with more info to be transfered to the table below with photos
|entry no.||Make||Model no. / type||Reg no.||Serial no. (if known)||year built||Owner||Photo||Misc info|
|?||County||County Super-4||Reg no. ?||County no. ?||?||owner ?||150px]]||Fitted with winch|
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|-||Make||Model no.||Reg no. ?||Serial no||Year||Owner ?||150px]]|
- John Deere - trailed
- International Harvester
- J.I.Case - trailed Maize harvester and binder
Several working crawlers from;
Classic cars from the local club included;
Commercial & Military vehicles
A number of interesting commercial / military vehicles were present including these;
- Land Rover Fire pump
- Fire engine
Please add detail's of any past events if you visited with photos of the exhibits.
References / sources
- The show guide 2009
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