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Great Dorset Steam Fair

The Great Dorset Steam Fair is  a great vintage day out at Tarrant Hinton just outside Blandford Forum. Here are a few pictures by permission of Steve Atkins Photography.

wartime coupleDisplay of wartime goods

vintage setting vintage sceneVintage Dorset’s picnic was also fabulous!

Our steam fair picnic

the McLaren engine at around 5 miles per hour

A panoramic image of a steam engine pulling a shepherds hut

The Great Dorset Steam Fair – click on the image, zoom in and scroll and you can almost smell the coke, sweat and steam!

Panoramic image of the Great Dorset Steam Fair at night

For more of Steve’s images visit his website


Published by vdorset, on 4th September 2011 at 8:50 am. Filled under: Vintage Activities,Vintage Events,Vintage Local History Tags: , , Comments Off on Great Dorset Steam Fair

Steve’s Steam Fair

Taking the shepherds hut home – the McLaren engine at around 5 miles per hour leaves the 2010 Great Dorset Steam Fair

A panoramic image of a steam engine pulling a shepherds hut

This next photo epitomises the atmosphere of the 2010 Great Dorset Steam Fair – click on the image, zoom in and scroll and you can almost smell the coke, sweat and steam!

Panoramic image of the Great Dorset Steam Fair at night

For more of Steve’s images of the Dorset Steam Fair and other Dorset sights visit his website


Published by annie, on 6th September 2010 at 5:04 pm. Filled under: Vintage Activities,Vintage Events,Vintage Local History Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off on Steve’s Steam Fair