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  1. William Fletcher liked I. Cooper's post in the thread Steam on the Land.

    Yeah, that is the down side - such freedom does come at a price: The owner foots all bills for running and repair, and if you have a problem at the side of the road miles from anywhere there's no phoning up for a thunderbird diesel to rescue you...

    May 24, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  2. William Fletcher replied to the thread Steam on the Land.

    I like the sound of that. Trouble is I can only afford a Mamod!

    May 24, 2017 at 7:32 PM
  3. William Fletcher liked I. Cooper's post in the thread Steam on the Land.

    The National Traction Engine Trust issue in the order of 3,000 of their voluntary insurance discs each year. This is in the style of a tax disc and represents independent confirmation that an engine is covered by an appropriate insurance policy...

    May 24, 2017 at 7:31 PM
  4. William Fletcher replied to the thread Steam on the Land.

    Some 3000 or so road steamers of all kinds are still extant in the UK, probably around 1000 or so steamable at any one time, from fire pumps to steam lorries. There's a book, the Traction Engine Register, which lists all those that are known about

    May 24, 2017 at 2:11 PM
  5. William Fletcher replied to the thread Steam on the Land.

    Billy Griffiths' Ruston tractor

    May 23, 2017 at 9:34 PM