Vintage and Classic Vehicles Including Steam Section
The Vintage Parade featuring Cars, Tractors, Motorcycles and Steam Engines is commencing at 12:15 on Wednesday 18th August and at 13:00 on Thursday 19th August in the Gritchie Brewing Co. Main Ring.
NEW for 2021
Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show Steam Section showing six magnificent steams engines! These engienes will take you back in time showing you examples of the incredible steam power between 1910 and 1940. They can be found in the Steam Section and they will also be in the Vintage and Classic Car Parade featuring in the Gritchie Brewing Co. Main Ring.
Meet The Engines That Shaped Our History
Littlegem Foster engine and aveling and Porter
A veiling and Porter made in 1923 as a convertible tractor for Peterborough council.
Sold in 1931 to the Groby Granite Co for hauling stone Sold to two other companies who converted to a roller. Used until 1957 when it was sold to Hardwicks Scrap Yard and converted back to a tractor.
Garrett 4NHP Tractor No. 34461 Victoria Reg No. PM 4795
Built 1924. New to W & F Bains of Blackham, Sussex at a cost of £805. Purchased by contractor Chris Lambert in 1944 and, like many steam tractors around that time, was converted into a roller for commercial work. It was bought at his sale in 1955 by Don Eastwood and converted back into a tractor, and remained in the Eastwood family’s ownership for 50 years. It was then bought and fully overhauled by Ian Houlgrave in Lincolnshire and remained with him until purchased by the present owners in 2018. Owned by the White family, Salisbury, Wiltshire.