Articles tagged National Traction Engine Trust

Page 144 of September 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 144, September 2008

Bill Boddy

A life in the fast lane Family wealth allowed Dick Shuttleworth to pursue his passion for racing and flying, while his adventurous streak occasionally led him into trouble with the law Richard Shuttleworth (or Ormonde) was born in July 1909, educated at Eton and served with the Lancer Regiment. His parents, Colonel Frank and Dorothy Clotilda Lang, had been presented to King Edward VII and...

Page 66 of January 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, January 1997

V-C Miscellany

We learn that the one-off re-enactment in Northamptonshire by the National Traction Engine Trust of the 1907 steam road trials went off very well. The road routes were well supported, with some 100 engines entered, the shortest one, of 16 miles, being steamed by model traction engines as well as full-sized ones. Some models even towed trailers, one brave individual occupying a very cramped box-...

Page 49 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, June 1987


Steam cars can be said to be a law unto themselves, and those who advocate them may be interested to know that the spring issue of the magazine of the National Traction Engine Trust, Steaming, contained an article and front cover picture relating to Stanley steam cars, by an owner living in Tennessee. He intends to drive his 1910 example round Britain later this year. A Stanley Museum photograph...

Page 101 of September 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, September 2002


Thumbing through back issues of MOTOR SPORT reminded me of how I used to report on traction-engine rallies and airshows. Perhaps the fuller calendar of today leaves you little time for such visits. But those seeking a change will find that the National Traction Engine Trust's Steaming journal, which is every bit the equal of the best of the car club magazines, has an annual fixture list of its...

Page 56 of July 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, July 1992

V-C Miscellany

Congratulations to Barry Clarke, who has been elected the next President of the VSCC, taking office in March 1993. The annual Coventry Rally of the Riley Register takes place on June 27/28. Entries have closed but those who like seeing Rileys in action should note that a parade will take place from the Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road (A429), Coventry to Coomb Country Park on the Coventry-...

Page 68 of September 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, September 1996

Very Heavy Metal

I venture to divert from motoring matters into very heavy metal, to the pastime of rebuilding, not veteran or even vintage cars, but of doing the same with, and operating, steam road vehicles. I have some excuse for this as I attended the very first such rally more years ago than I can accurately recall, when just two engines raced against one another for charity (an eye hospital), and a new...

Page 97 of February 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 97, February 2004


The Middlesex County AC's centenary in 2005 is already being prepared for, and its Centenary Committee Secretary, Kathleen Dawson, would appreciate the loan of any photographs, programmes, events regulations, etc appertaining to it Her address is 76 Norton Road, Wembley, Middlesex HAO 4RF. * * * The International Bugatti Rally is scheduled for June 20/26, with the Prescott Day on June 23. We...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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