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The steamroller, an E-
The machine was finally brought back into steam last summer, ready for its handover by the then Chairman of the Friends, Barry Neale, to the Mayor of Luton, Councillor Lakhbir Singh, at a ceremony as part of a “Steam in the Park” event, which gave many enthusiasts from across the region the chance to get up close to working steam engines, stationary engines and tractors.
Another object of admiration at the event was a 6-
The steam roller was handed over to the Luton Cultural Trust in September 2008 at a special ceremony at Stockwood Discovery Centre.
Dennis, the 10 ton Aveling and Porter steam roller ready for his coat of green paint
Dennis on duty in the Discovery Gallery
Bernard, one of only two known remaining Aveling and Porter tandem steamrollers.