Purbeck Steam Car Tour 2009
6th to 12th September 2009
I think everyone agreed it was one of the best tours we have had!
Video of Mike Clark and Basil Craske arriving at Lulworth Castle.
Corfe Castle and Swanage Steam Railway were the settings for this years main steam car tour
A visit to the worshops of Swanage Steam Railway, proved to be very interesting.
Cars arriving for the Monday lunch stop.
Plenty of time to enjoy a joke or two.
Margaret Walker studies the map for the afternoon route.
John Tilley brought along a Turner Miesse which caused a great deal of interest.
For a Stanley owner no familiar controls here.
Our Stanley carried a full load most days
Water stop! Mike Clark watches the water level.
Many of the tour participants took an all day cruise on the Paddle Steamer 'Waverley'.
The readings from engine gauges and indicators are logged regually.
The triple expansion engines develop 2100hp at 45 rpm.
Video of the engines operating.
The ship makes a steady 14 knotts.
1916 Stanley 726 owned by Bill Rich.
Typicle English scene, cars wait for their passenges who are taking afternoon tea.
Les and Pat Nelson with their 1910 Morriss waiting for the ferry.
The Stanley 606 of Mike Mutters, viewed from an unusual angle.
What a line up Stanley H5, Bentley 6.5ltr, Stanley 606, Vauxhall 14/40, Stanley, etc, etc.
A fine line up of cars all squeesed in Richard Knott's drive.
Another picture of cars squeesed in Richard Knott's drive.
A very pleased Greg Walker with his charge! a 1910 Stanley 'R'.
Richard Knott, who invited everyone to his home, for lunch and a look at his interesting collection.
Peter Lumsden makes some adjustments to his very original Locomobile.
Cars wait while their owners explore Lulworth Castle.
What a fabulous setting, cars parked outside the front door of Lulworth Castle.
Arnoud and Nita Carp take on water at a country tea house.
More tea! Basil and passengers arrive in his 20hp Stanley.
Video of members riding the miniture garden railway.