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Stationary Engine March 2017

The March issue of Stationary Engine is available now and amongst this month’s highlights Daniel Edwards relates the story of buying and rallying a reliance bone, shell grinding mill. In addition Australian Gary Thorne tells us how he and his father go rallying.

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CONTENTS

Letters to the Editor
The place where readers can express their thoughts and ideas on articles, queries that have appeared in Stationary Engine magazine or suggest new themes that they would like to see.

Identity & Assistance
This section is for readers seeking help with regards to identification and/or information on a particular engine of maybe seeking ‘how to do it’ advice on a restoration project

Buying and rallying a mill
Daniel Edwards relates the story of buying and rallying a reliance bone, shell grinding mill.

Ruston Poster
Jason Tysoe reports on an advertising poster he recently acquired.

Ailsa Craig The IMP- Part Two
David McCreath completes his look at the Ailsa Craig ‘IMP’ engine.

Lewis Engine Update
Further information on the rare Lewis engine provided by Richard Crook.

Rallying in Australia
Australian Gary Thorne tells us how he and his father go rallying.

End of Season at Internal Fire Museum
Mark Tewkesbury reports on the End of Season Open Weekend at the Internal Fire Museom of Power.

Working Engines
It is always a pleasure to include stories of an engine doing a job of work that it might have done when in everyday service, this time it is a Lister D powered band saw.

Engine Memorabilia
Sam Bloake tells us of a novelty item purchased fron the Club Stand at the 1000 Engine Rally.

A Far Fetched Blackstone Tale
D Rolfe relates the story of the recovery of a Blackstone engine and its current history.

Scole Common Crank-Up
A report by Kevin Buttle on a private gathering of engines at Scole Common.

My Lister Story
George Trim relates the story of his Lister powered sheep shearing outfit.

Hot-Air at the Hereford Waterworks Museum
Dr Noel Meeke reports on the Hot-Air engine celebrations at the Hereford waterworks Museum.

Cartoon

A Millars Mixer
Kevin Parsons related the story of a Millars mixer.

Obituary – omm Henddrik Massyn

Finding Engine Parts
John Lisle relates some of experiences when looking of engine parts.

Diesel Box
More on the Blackstone single cylinder vertical diesel engine.

Brownwall engines
Patrick Knight looks at the small air and water-cooled versions of the American-built Brownwall engine.

Lister D 90th Birthday – Dursley
Event organiser Jon Leah reports on the Lister D type engine 90th Birthday celebrations.

Lister 90th Birthday – Scotland
David McCreath reports on the Lister D type engine 90th Birthday celebrations held in Scotland.

Newark Tractor Show
Ricky Kemp reports on the brave souls who braved the weather to show their engines at the Newark tractor Show.

Victoria
Eric Brain comments on a Bristol Wagon & Carriage Works “Victoria” 5hp engine that has some interesting early features and some later modifications which he thinks he should be shared with his fellow readers

Events

Visit to Royal Engineering Museum
Tim Keenan pays a visit to the Royal Engineering Museum, Gillingham, Kent

Fun in Retirement
Whilst on a weekend holiday Steve Reed found time to visit the mechanical Museum in Giverney.

McDonald Model P
We take a look at an Australian-built McDonald model P engine now residing in the UK.

Index
A comprehensive index of the engines featured in Stationary Engine over the past 12 issues; compiled by Philip Gallimore.