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1921 Burrell 6 nhp Showman’s Road Locomotive – Island Chief
Works No.3878 – Reg. No. BT 3997
This engine was new to Alf Payne of Hull, Yorkshire, and was then called “Excelsior”. and with whom it travelled the North East of England. It was then sold to Arnolds Amusements on the Isle of Wight and was renamed “Island Chief”. It remained in showland life until 1949 when she was sold to a Hampshire farmer for agricultural purposes, threshing etc. This engine was also used in the WWII for hauling guns.

Pentax K10D 18-55mm
1/20 f5.6 ISO100

Comments

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsover 4 years ago

    nice one mate

  • cheers mate

    – Trevor Kersley

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoover 4 years ago

    Excellent, Trevor.

  • Thanking you Steve

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Theodore Kemp
    Theodore Kempover 4 years ago

    old fashion version of a ’ Hot Rod ’ cool shot…great detail !

  • Thank you Theo also for the fave

    – Trevor Kersley

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 4 years ago

    WOWeeeee. A stunning capture Trevor. I love these old steam machines and a FAV for me.
    All the best. Don.

  • Thank you Don both for your comments also for the fave…I agree with you these are one of my favorites.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • George Lenz
    George Lenzover 4 years ago


    Rhonda, and George

  • Thank you very much Rhonda & George for featuring my work.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomover 4 years ago

    An absolutely fantastic creation..and a great shot!!! Congrats on your feature!

  • Thank you very much for your kind comments.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • peaky40
    peaky40over 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture Trevor

  • Thanks very much Roy,also for the fave.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Linda Miller Gesualdo
    Linda Miller G...over 3 years ago

    Thats a really great find :-)

  • Thank you very much Linda,also for the fave.

    – Trevor Kersley

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