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  • Introduction - The Flour Mill

    Introduction The Flour Mill Ltd is engaged principally in the repair and overhaul of steam locomotives, although it undertakes other railway-related activities such as the valuation of historic locomotives and luxury train operations. Owned and managed by William Parker, who had previously kept working engineering alive at Swindon after British ...

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  • Flour Mill ‘greats’ back in the Forest! – Heritage Railway

    The Flour Mill, set up by chartered surveyor Bill Parker in 1996, joined forces with near neighbours, the Dean Forest Railway, for a special two-weekend gala. The event, over July 1-3 and 8-10, celebrated 20 years of the workshop, which has become a market leader in the repair and maintenance of Victorian steam locomotives.

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  • The Flour Mill - Our Projects

    Our projects: Our locomotives: ... 0-4-0 well-tank, supplied new to the National Shipyard in Chepstow in 1918, for use as the Flour Mill’s works shunter. T9, 30120 We have overhauled the ex-LSWR ‘Greyhound’, 4-4-0 no. 120, later BR T9 no. 30120, built in London at Nine Elms in 1899. Owned by the National Railway Museum, it is on loan to ...

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  • The Flour Mill’s history

    The Flour Mill’s history The Flour Mill is located in Bream in the Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire. Bream is an old village on the edge of what was once a royal hunting forest, and thus was never part of the old parochial system.

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  • Dean Forest Railway Flour Mill 20th Anniversary Gala - 1-3 ...

    1/6/2016  Dean Forest Railway Flour Mill 20th Anniversary Gala - 1-3/8-10 July 2016. ... LWSR pair Beattie Well tank no 30587 and T9 no 30120 are to appear at the DFR in July to mark the 20th anniversary of Bill Parker's Flour Mill workshop opening for business, both locos were restored there. ... the Flour Mill, ...

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  • Parker Mill - Wikipedia

    The Parker Mill, also known as Parker Mill Park or Parker Mill Complex, is a mill located at 4650 Geddes Road, east of Ann Arbor, Michigan.The mill is a well-preserved example of a small-scale grist mill operation that was once common in Michigan. The mill and nearby Parker House (located at 4540 Geddes Road) were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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  • The Flour Mill - Contact

    Contact information We are not open to the public. Visits to the Flour Mill except for clients are strictly by appointment only and only for good reason, because we are an engineering business, not a preserved railway. For anything except urgent business we prefer email:

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  • Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Stockbook

    In the event, in December 1987 No. 3889 moved to the Rutland Railway Museum, Cottesmore, where the locomotive was put on static display awaiting restoration. Since then No. 3889 has moved to Bill Parker's Flour Mill Workshops in the Forest of Dean. Current Location - Bill Parker's Flour Mill workshop, Forest of

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  • Flower Mill, Forest of Dean 65033 Flour Mill Move 141205003

    Worsdell J21 65033 has spent recent months at Bill Parker's 'Flour Mill' workshops following the locos assessment for repair and restoration, but, on 14th December the next stage of the locos history began when it was loaded on to an Allelys Low loader for transhipment to the North Norfolk Railway where restoration is to take place. The lifting was undertaken using the Flour Mills former GWR ...

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  • Flower Mill, Forest of Dean 65033 Flour Mill Move 141205007

    Worsdell J21 65033 has spent recent months at Bill Parker's 'Flour Mill' workshops following the locos assessment for repair and restoration, but, on 14th December the next stage of the locos history began when it was loaded on to an Allelys Low loader for transhipment to the North Norfolk Railway where restoration is to take place.

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  • tac's Train - 'Chevallier' visits the Welshpool Llanfair ...

    6/9/2010  'Chevallier' was purchased from Sir William (Bill) McAlpine by restorer Bill Parker and moved to the Forest of Dean. In 2009 a heavy general overhaul began at the Flour Mill workshop, and it has ...

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  • J21 Steam Locomotive Report: The Friends of Beamish Museum.

    The locomotive has been dismantled for inspection at Bill Parker's Flour Mill workshop in the Forest of Dean. This work was generously funded by Alan Moore. Jim Rees is to discuss the findings with Bill Parker in the very near future. Once the full extent of the work is known the Heritage Lottery Fund bid can be prepared. Keep watching this space!

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  • Flour Mill’s next job is GWR tank – Heritage Railway

    Flour Mill’s next job is GWR tank. 23rd March 2018 Nigel Devereux News. THE boiler of GWR 56XX 0-6-2T No. 6695 has been moved to Bill Parker’s flour Mill workshops at Bream in the Forest of Dean for overhaul. Work to remove the foundation ring and wasted steel plate from the firebox outer wrapper began immediately.

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  • Preserved Railway Galas continue – but with a difference ...

    A number of high profile locomotives have been restored and/or overhauled at the Flour Mill and Bill Parker, owner of the workshop, plans to bring some of them ‘back’ to the Dean Forest to celebrate being in business for 20 years.

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  • Our locomotives - The Flour Mill

    11/9/2007  GWR 5521 5521 is a GWR 2-6-2 tank engine built at Swindon in 1927 for use on branch lines, and spent most of its life in the West Country. It has recently returned from a two-year excursion to Europe, where amongst other things: it appeared at the Wolsztyn, Poland spring steam festival in May 2007, 2008 and 2009.

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  • 5619 – Preserved British Steam Locomotives

    5619 was built at Swindon built in 1925. During its employment under BR ownership in spent two years at Abercynon (The village was the terminus of the world's first steam railway journey when on 21 February 1804 the inventor Richard Trevithick drove a steam locomotive hauling both iron and passengers travelled from the Penydarren ironworks

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  • Flour Mill’s next job is GWR tank – Heritage Railway

    Flour Mill’s next job is GWR tank. 23rd March 2018 Nigel Devereux News. THE boiler of GWR 56XX 0-6-2T No. 6695 has been moved to Bill Parker’s flour Mill workshops at Bream in the Forest of Dean for overhaul. Work to remove the foundation ring and wasted steel plate from the firebox outer wrapper began immediately.

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  • LCLT - "Restoring our Past, Enriching our Future"

    The last time was at Bill Parker's Flour Mill workshops back in 2009, when an initial assessment was carried out, after which it was placed back in the frames. The assessment showed that the boiler was very tired, and it was 'touch and go' whether it would be possible for us

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  • Dean Forest Railway Flour Mill Steam Gala 2016

    The Dean Forest Railway Flour Mill Steam Gala was held over the weekends of 2 and 3 and 9 and 10 July 2016. The Flour Mill is in fact an engine restoration workshop in nearby Bream, Gloucestershire, and its owner, Bill Parker, wanted to celebrate its 20th anniversary. To do this, three locomotives that had been refurbished at the Flour Mill worked an intensive service on the Dean Forest Railway.

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  • Tag: Bill Parker - Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

    Posts about Bill Parker written by wyedeantourism. This could have been the headlines in 1809! ON JUNE 10, 1809 an Act of Parliament established the Lydney and Lidbrook (sic) Railway and, to mark the occasion, the Dean Forest Railway will be holding a special event over the weekend of June 13-14 2009.

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  • William H. Parker (police officer) - Wikipedia

    Parker was born in Lead, South Dakota, and raised in Deadwood. His grandfather William H. Parker (1847-1908), was an American Civil War veteran who later served in Congress. The Parker family migrated to Los Angeles, California, in 1922, for better opportunities, when the city was advertised as the "white spot of America" during that period.

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  • From the archive – Page 5 – Heritage Railway

    Bill Parker’s Flour Mill workshop at Bream, which is widely renowned for its steam locomotive restorations and overhauls, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a stupendous gala at the nearby Dean Forest Railway. The event saw. Read more. In ‘The Middy’ of a Revival.

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  • Swanage Railway launches £350,000 ‘T3’ restoration appeal ...

    31/5/2019  The decision comes 18 months after the Adams-designed locomotive was moved from the ‘Purbeck Line’ to Bill Parker’s Flour Mill workshops in the Forest of Dean for strip-down and mechanical assessment. Now that approval for the former National Railway Museum locomotive rebuild has been given, the SRT has launched a £350,000 appeal to ...

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  • DFR Praire Farewell Gala - October 15/16 - The Railways of ...

    17/8/2016  “5541 is one of the least-travelled prairies, and L.150 is far and away the most travelled, so they will make an interesting pairing, especially with one in green and one in red, one pretty original and one with an air-pump and cut down cab, one recently overhauled and one well used” commented Bill Parker from the Flour Mill, “Together ...

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  • Swanage ‘new’ T3 may steam again – Heritage Railway

    Now, Bill Parker, whose Flour Mill workshops at Bream in the Forest of Dean have become widely regarded as market-leading experts in the restoration of Victorian locomotives, has offered to dismantle No. 563 to assess what needs to be done to return it to working order.

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  • Peckett Sons Works No 2087 0-4-0ST – Preserved British ...

    During 2004 Gibraltar had a hot box, and was sent to Bill Parker’s Flour Mill restoration base for maintenance, including wheels being turned at Tyseley works. The locomotive is now based on the Mangapps Railway Museum where it arrived in 2018.

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