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Foden steam wagon 'Global Tour'
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No: 339   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 1990   Manufacturer: Foden   Country: United Kingdom
Foden steam wagon 'Global Tour'

This Foden has been around the world, Britannias Grand Global Tour.

Photo © and courtesy of Jim Payne - Through their Eyes
Picture added on 04 March 2011 at 10:40
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This is a very special engine my dad (David Edward Young) help to rebuild this Steamwagon as an apprentice at wingham engineering, then joined and went on her grand global tour as engineer/stoker, later joined by my mother (Savannah Heath), until it's unfortunate end in Australia. Very proud son.

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