I have recently been contacted by John Suter who is the Meetings Secretary of the Newcomen Society, South Yorkshire Branch. Here is the email from John:- Dear Gordon, I hope you don’t mind me writing to you about the Newcomen Society, but I have been given your name by, Bill Jagger who felt that some of your members could be … Continue reading Newcomen Society – South Yorkshire
GOLF 2016 Photographs (recently added) of the prize-giving following the dinner are posted following the report……. Captain – Barrie J. Yates Hon. Golf Secretary – Steve Stacey This year the event was held at Leeds G. C. The golf course, hospitality and catering were … Continue reading Report on the 2016 Golf Tournament with Photographs !
Here is a treat for all you locomotive enthusiasts ! You will recall keen railway modeller, our Treasurer John Bentley, lecturing on his hobby of building model locomotives. I have cajoled him to put together an article about his latest model, the Stanier ‘Black Five’ along with some photographs (after the article). Thank you John for your contribution… GT – Editor. … Continue reading “Black Five” – An Article By John Bentley…..
President’s Message – 2016/17 Seasons Greetings to all you happy band of members ! On behalf of the Council, may we welcome you all to the new season ? As you are aware I have tried to keep in touch during the holiday period by sending out some items that I thought would be of interest, to which several of … Continue reading President’s Message – 2016-2017
Council Member Ian Blakeley who works at Hunslet Engine Company in Leeds has worked in recent months on a project that will be of interest to all you rail enthusiasts. It involved the refurbishment of two locomotives. Here are Ian’s words:- ” Please see attached three photographs of the two locomotives parked up in a field before we started work. … Continue reading Hunslet Locos Refurbishment….
The Leeds Association of Engineers reached a milestone in 2015 reaching 150 years since formation in 1865. Apart from breaks during times of war during the 20th century an Anniversary Dinner has been held annually. It is interesting to look back at the history of this prestigious event in the Association’s calendar…… For many years the dinner was held at … Continue reading Report on the 2016 150th Anniversary Dinner with Photos !
We regret to have to cancel the walk and social slated for Friday 25th June due to the small number of bookings taken (only 4 people)….. However, a few members are having a ride out to Ellenroad Engine House on Sunday 7th August for 11.00 am. Anyone wishing to join us is most welcome. Last time we made the trip … Continue reading Cancellation:- Summer Solstice Walk….
Attention all you Golfers ! The event is getting close now, so if you have not made your booking please contact the Golf Secretary immediately….. GOLF TOURNAMENT DAY THURSDAY 30TH JUNE 2016 To be held at Leeds Golf Club (Cobble Hall) Click here to take you to the Event Page:- Golf Tournament 2016