The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
Librapix Link

Traction Engines

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Renown
Traction Engine Photos
No: 104   Contributor: Andrew Wright   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: John Fowler & Co.   Country: United Kingdom
Renown

Destroyed by fire in 2003, rebuilt by 2005, now that is devotion, pictures do this engine no justice at all.
Andrew.



Ed.: 1920 Fowler, CU978, 'John Murphy's Proud Peacocks'.
Picture added on 15 July 2010 at 08:22
add commentComments:
This is one of a pair consecutive number Fowler SRL's built for John Murphy in 1920 they are unusual in that they carry no ornate brass This is "Renown" the other one is "Repulse"they can often be seen side y side at many Midlands rallys as both engines are based not many miles from each other

Added by Tractorpaul on 15 July 2010.
Well now you have me living in hope, the only show I see this engine at is the Cheshire Steam Fair.
Andrew.

Added by Andrew Wright on 17 July 2010.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

John Fowler & Co.

1931 Fowler Steam Waggon (UB 8660)Fowler at Woodcote Steam RallyWR 7185 a John FowlerFowler BB1'Linkey''Tiger'FowlerNew Zealand FowlerFowler Road Roller seen near CreweFowler Compound Roller
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Fire Engines