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No: 718   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: William Allchin Ltd   Country: United Kingdom
Allchin Traction Engine

16/6/2012. Bournemouth - Dorset - UK
Bournemouth and Poole Steam and Vehicle Show.

KE 1984 1901 Allchin Traction Engine no. 1173.
6nhp "Aquarius"
Built new for S Vousden of Canterbury agricultural business. Always been kept in working order!
Previous owner Folkestone & District Water Company now owned by D Maidment.
Picture added on 30 July 2012 at 18:14
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Bournemouth & Poole Steam & Vehicle Show, United Kingdom
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My Dad was the steam engineer for Folkestone & District water co. He used to service this engine from about 1936 till it was sold by the Company. It used to be shown at the Elham Steam fair in the 1960s I remember when I was about 10years old it won a tug of war with three D8 bull dozers!

Please can I publish your pictures as Im writing about my Dads life when I was a child

Many thanks

Paul Reed

Added by Paul Reed on 26 October 2016.
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