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Search Aspect (John Fowler )
Location - Leeds & District

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Fowler Showman's Engine, "Supreme" (Unknown)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows George Nickson at a display with the Showman's Engine "Supreme" that he had built for John Fowler & Co. Ltd, of Leathley Road, Hunslet, in 1934. This was the last showman's engine ever constructed and was numbered 20223 with a registration of EU5313. Showman's engines were steam-powered road locomotives specifically designed for travelling funfairs or circuses.
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Fowler Steam Engine with workmen (Unknown) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Fowler steam engine with group of workmen. John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet produced traction engines and ploughing implements and equipment, as well as railway equipment. John Fowler was an agricultural engineer and inventor who was born in Wiltshire in 1826. He worked on the mechanisation of agriculture and was based in Leeds. He is credited with the invention of steam-driven ploughing engines.
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Fowler Steam Engine, Fowler of Leeds (Unknown) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Fowler steam engine with name on the canopy 'John Fowler and Co' (Leeds) Ltd. Engineers. Leeds. John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet produced traction engines and ploughing implements and equipment, as well as railway equipment. John Fowler was an agricultural engineer and inventor who was born in Wiltshire in 1826. He worked on the mechanisation of agriculture and was based in Leeds. He is credited with the invention of steam-driven ploughing engines.
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Fowler Steam Engine, Memorial (Unknown)
Black & White imageUndated, Memorial to John Fowler in Darlington (1826-1864). In 1860 in partnership with Hewitson, he began manufacturing his invention of the steam plough. This was at a factory in Hunslet, Leeds. The eventual diversity of engines for agricultural and construction use was large. Engines were exported world wide, the name Fowler becoming synonymous for steam engines.
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Fowler Steam Engine, 'Showman's Engine' (Unknown) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Showman's Fowler Steam Engine registration no EU 5313, Deakin of Brynmar. This was the last Showman's Engine built by John Fowler of Leeds. It was built in 1934 for Mrs. A. Deakin of Brynmawr, Brecon. It was number 20223 and named 'Supreme'.
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