We have in January passed the 4500 article point. !!
But we ave a wanted list of 45000 (thousand) articles and templates !!Read more >
Wikia have in their wisdom decided to introduce a new Skin (look) and withdraw some of the powers that admins have to control the design of each individual wiki. This include withdrawing from November the current look. The 'New Wikia' look gives a much reduced article space, drops the left side navigation links and introduces a wider block on the right for adverts and various features based on some the 'new look' hubs were recent activity is displayed, latest picture posts, blogs and Internal wiki adverts appear covering about 1/3 of a new fixed width layout.
I personally think it is a very retrograde step and do not like the new layout or the moves by wikia to introduce social networking with links to face book etc. The loss of functional…Read more >
Tractor Wiki storms past the 4100 article mark with over 200 new articles in the past week. Global coverage increases with article on tractors built in India and Japan as well as Museums in Australia, with a large collection of machinery some of which is very rare. - Dardanup Heritage Park, Western Australia.
Dont forget to add photos from any shows you visit as well as any machines you see that we have not listed yet. Even if we have it list you can add more photos now with Wikias improved Gallery feature allowing better upload and display of your photos by adding a gallery to any page. How about creating a slide show of your photos from events as added on the Masham Steam Engine and Fair Organ Rally page by a new editor recently.Read more >
We have now reached the 3900 article point with 100 new articles in the last 2 weeks. Will we make it to the 4000 article point by September and the 5000 article mile stone by Christmas ?
There are 100's of events and clubs still to add and 1000's of tractor and plant models in need of a page creating. Individual pages can also be created for the 100's of Steam engines listed to record their past history and modern appearances at events with photo galleries for your event photos.Read more >
Some of the show reports now include a section for photos of the many steam miniatures that are a growing section at Steam Rallies. These working steam engines vary from a compact 3" scale (1/4 size) up the 9" scale (3/4 full size) models.
The larger models are being marketed by several builders as complete ready to rally engines at price a lot cheaper than doing up an old derelict engine (if you can find one) and a lot more transportable.Read more >