Archive Article: 1997/02/14

14 February 1997

Enthusiasts prepare to put a 105-year-old Burrell traction engine through its paces to drive a threshing drum: The history and development of steam threshing during the first half of this century has been recorded by G F A Gilbert in a generously illustrated and detailed book. Steam threshing 1900-1950 is an A4 hard back likely to become a collectors item. It is available from the author, G F A Gilbert, 23 Beville, Woodwalton, Huntingdon PE17 5YP, at £30 including p&p.

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