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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 25 – Summer 1981

Tenterden Terrier Number 25Number 25 – Summer 1981

Schedule of locomotives, March 1981
List of motive power on the K&ESR, both in service and awaiting restoration

Holman Fred Stephens – an appreciation of his life and works
Brief biography of Colonel Stephens, to mark the 50th anniversary of his death at the Lord Warden Hotel, Dover, on 23rd October 1931

Terriers go to ground
Simon Green
Explains the problems facting the 'Terrier' locomotives No.3 'Bodiam' and No.10 'Sutton', and plans to return them to passenger service

'Maunsell' returns to steam
Photographs of the recommissioning of USA Class 060T No.22 'Maunsell' on 4th April 1981, which was attended by American navy personnel from the destroyer USS Claude V. Ricketts, then visiting Chatham Dockyard

God bless America
Brian Heyes
The fireman of USA Class 060T No.22 'Maunsell' describes its inaugural trip on 4 April 1981

The hub of the empire
A Michael Davies
Reminiscences of the headquarters of Colonel Stephens' group of light railways at 23 Salford Terrace, Tonbridge, and his rooms at Ashby House, Tonbridge.  Several members of staff are mentioned, and there are photographs of W.H. ('Billy') Austen and Albert Osborne

From Ongar to Hadleigh – some 'Stephens' lines that might have been
History of two lines proposed by the Light Railway Syndicate with H.F. Stephens as Engineer, the Central Essex Light Railway and the Hedingham & Long Melford Light Railway.  Other light railway projects in the area, such as the Elsenham, Thaxted & Bardfield, the Bardfield & Sible Hedingham, and the Kelevedon, Coggeshall & Halstead, are also mentioned