Steam Engine Quiz – Spring 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Smokebox, our members’ newsletter, we published the following quiz questions. How many can you answer correctly? Here’s a link to the answers.

Shrewsbury Steam Rally 2020 is sadly cancelled

OFFICIAL STATUS UPDATE: 4th May 2020 The organising committee for Shrewsbury Steam Rally has now had the chance to review all the currently available information from the Government and held a somewhat unusual Committee meeting via conference call. During the meeting, the committee unanimously decided that the 2020 Shrewsbury Steam Rally will now very sadly … Read more

Shrewsbury Steam Rally – 2019 Awards

Best Steam Exhibit - Alex Sharphouse, Exhibit: Talisman

Steam Exhibits Best Steam ExhibitOwner: Alex SharphouseExhibit: Talisman Best Showman’s Road LocoOwner: Willem MiddlemissExhibit: Nero Best Showman’s Steam TractorOwner: Edward & Andrew GoddardExhibit: Little Sampson   Best Foden Steam VehicleOwner: Ian & Stewart CalderExhibit: Happy Jack Best Steam WagonOwner: The Goold FamilyExhibit: Sentinel S4 Tipper Best Road LocoOwner: The Shelmerdine FamilyExhibit: Fowler B5 Road Locomotive … Read more

Armed Forces Covenant Signed

In preparation for the 2019 Shrewsbury Steam Rally, which takes place at Onslow Park, Shrewsbury on the August Bank Holiday weekend, The County of Salop Steam Engine Society is pleased to announce their signing of the Armed Forces Covenant. As a result of the covenant, one of the highlights will be the involvement of 8 … Read more

Shrewsbury Steam Rally – 2018 Awards

Steam Exhibits Best Steam Exhibit Owner: Jane Crane & FamilyExhibit: Endurance Best Showman’s Road Loco Owner: Bill HuntExhibit: The Leader Best Showman’s Steam Tractor Owner: Thwaites FamilyExhibit: The Mighty Atom Best Foden Steam Vehicle Owner: Ian & Stewart CalderExhibit: Happy Jack Best Steam Wagon Owner: David & Kay HilditchExhibit: Sentinel DG4 Best Sentinel Steam Waggon … Read more

Have-A-Go Day – What a day!

Well, what a great Have-A-Go Day it was indeed. The sun had got his hat on, and his driving gloves too! A huge thanks to everyone that came along and Had-A-Go and an equally as huge thanks to all the vehicle owners that donated so much of their time as well as their vehicles for … Read more

Shrewsbury Steam Rally 2017 – Review

The Rally always seems to come and go so quickly, but with everything this year being so busy and working so well, partly due to the fantastic weather, it seems no time at all since we (that’s the royal we!) first started marking out the layout of the Rally at Onslow Park this year. But before our thoughts turn too far towards the 2018 Shrewsbury Steam Rally, let’s take a brief look back at the 2017 rally.

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