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D-Day Anniversary Road Trip to Normandy

Following a previous road trip in 2014, for the 70th D-Day Anniversary, Ben Kaye, Military Vehicles Section Secretary at Shrewsbury Steam Rally, and his family have once again travelled to Normandy. The reason this time was to take part in the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. (more…)

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Tom Sanders, Steam Engine Secretary of the County of Salop Steam Engine Society with Captain Nicholas Vazquez. Rally committee members Don Metcalfe and Michael Llewellyn with the Burrell steam traction engine, and members of  8 Rifles KSLI.

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 […]

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Shrewsbury Steam Rally – 2018 Awards

Steam Exhibits Best Steam Exhibit Owner: Jane Crane & Family Exhibit: Endurance Best Showman’s Road Loco Owner: Bill Hunt Exhibit: The Leader Best Showman’s Steam Tractor Owner: Thwaites Family Exhibit: The Mighty Atom Best Foden Steam Vehicle Owner: Ian & Stewart Calder Exhibit: Happy Jack Best Steam Wagon Owner: David & Kay Hilditch Exhibit: Sentinel […]

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Cheque presentation to Lingen Davies Cancer Fund

‘Have-A-Go’ Day – Raised £1,000

The County of Salop Steam Engine Society are pleased to announce that the funds raised from our ‘Have-A-Go Day’ event at the Greenhous West Mid Showground, Shrewsbury in aid of the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund and The Rural Charity, totalled £1,000. (more…)

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hunslet 2-6-2T locomotive No. 85

W&LLR Engine Makes its Debut at Onslow

A new attraction at our 2017 rally will be the Hunslet 2-6-2T locomotive No. 85 courtesy of the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway (W&LLR). Hunslet 2-6-2T locomotive No. 85 was built in 1954 for service in Sierra Leone and purchased from a scrap dealer by the W&LLR in 1975. It’s been a feature exhibit in […]

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Mary Webb

Mary Webb Anniversary

Our 2017 Rally will feature a joint exhibition with the Mary Webb Society, about the Shropshire poet and authoress, Mary Webb. Not just to commemorate the 90th anniversary of her death, but also the centenary of the publication of her book: Gone to Earth. (more…)

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