1877 Fowler Plant Field Day

Posted by on March 14th,2010

Fowlers of Leeds was a well known traction engine manufacturer. in 1877, they hosted a “Field Day”

The Fowler Plant:

The Boiler Shop:

The Large Tool Shop:

The “Smalls” Shop (where such things as pistons, slides, eccentrics, crossheads and the like were made):

The Erecting shop, where it all came together:

and an example of what the end result was – a K5 ploughing engine.