Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Foster Traction Engine 2821 'Beryl', 1903

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This typical late Victorian/Edwardian Traction Engine 'Beryl' was built by Fosters of Lincoln in 1903, makers number 2821. Traction Engines of this type were typically used on farms to power machinery such as threshing machines, saws etc, as well as able to tow machinery or wagons, as opposed to employing large numbers of horses. It is on display at the Bressingham Steam Museum, Diss, Norfolk

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