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Steam beer sounds good to me, more from last Sunday at Prestwood's Steam Fair.

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  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
  • 8 Jul 2010, 02:29
I was surprised to see the smoke coming from the back one. A very nice element.
John Prior: Thanks Sherri, yes they are all working and driven around a roped off area. It's great to see their owners fussing over them with tins of polish.
I can just hear old Fred Dibnah's voice as he climbs aboard. Superb crisp shot.

NB Your gallery is excellent.
John Prior: Thanks Michael, I was a big fan of Fred, I thought he would last as long as his engines.
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 8 Jul 2010, 07:33
Man they are in good condition
John Prior: Thanks, yes well looked after, many hours spent restoring and maintaining.
thank you to all those peoples who have repaired these vehicles!
John Prior: Thank you. Yes I totally agree.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 8 Jul 2010, 08:03
Lovely stuff John: this steam lorry is simply wonderful
John Prior: Thanks Chris. Yes a lot rarer than the traction engines.
  • grapf
  • Germany
  • 8 Jul 2010, 10:03
wow, what for phantastic engines! And they are really working?!
Never seen something like that in reality.
John Prior: Many thanks Grapf
  • vintage
  • Brisbane Australia
  • 8 Jul 2010, 12:19
Super looking
John Prior: Thanks Vintage.
  • don
  • United States
  • 8 Jul 2010, 16:01
It's a treat to see these old steamers in action and caught so well in your shot. Excellent detail and color. Fine picture.
John Prior: Thank you Don.
really terrific color! i like this one
John Prior: Thank you Charles
A great collection of vehicles in this picture John.
John Prior: Thank you Brian.
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 8 Jul 2010, 21:04
these are great. love these.
John Prior: Thank you Otto
A grand little line up of steam power John, looks good.
John Prior: Thanks Les.
The steam lorries are wonderful and this one is a beaut!
John Prior: Yes indeed, thanks Bill.
  • DEBB
  • United Kingdom
  • 9 Apr 2011, 15:37
I know that truck. Well at least I have photos of the same truck from the steam fair near Aylesbury a couple of years ago.
Aren't they wonderful?
John Prior: Thanks Debb, Prestwood is near Great Missenden, not that far from Aylesbury either. Yes I think they are great, and I like the the painstaking attention their owners lavish on them also.

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