Debut for vehicles at Shrewsbury Steam Rally’s Working Field

The Working Field

The Golden Age of Victorian Farming proves ever-popular, and pride of place at Shrewsbury Steam Rally is the Working Field. This year will see ‘new’ vehicles making their debut, with everything from heritage tractors, and a Claas Columbus combine harvester to a Simplex 1960’s operational 4 cow field milking bail, complete with cows! Working Field … Read more

Action-packed ‘Tractors with a Twist!’

The Challenger Tractor Pulling Club will once again be putting on an action-packed two days of pulling on the Working Field at Shrewsbury Steam Rally 2022. Kate Seabridge, organiser of this highly popular and exciting attraction said: “If you haven’t seen us before you are in for the thrilling and entertaining experience of vintage tractors … Read more

Rally Debut for BSA L26

Mark Bishop, Motorcycle Section Secretary for the Shrewsbury Steam Rally has announced: At this year’s Rally, we will have this BSA Model L26, 350cc single cylinder side-valve engine motorcycle, built in 1926.  It was a ‘one-family’ owned local bike that has never been restored and was last on the road in 1948! The bike was … Read more

First Appearance for Claas Columbus

Claas Columbus Combine Harvester

Making its first appearance at Shrewsbury Steam Rally in 2022 will be this Claas Columbus combine harvester. Originally owned, from new in 1965, by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB), Cambridge for combining trial plots. Later purchased in 1985 by the famous Cambridgeshire farmer, Oliver Walston of Thriplow Farm Ltd for trial plots of … Read more