Savage Engineers Ltd.
Manufacturers of today's Steam Tractors
Latest News & Developments
Engine being prepared for shipment!
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24-09-2009 Maiden trip around the village
13-09-2009 Steamed for the first time (stationairy)
10-08-2009 Delivery in the Netherlands
29-06-2009 Departed from Durban, en route to Rotterdam
25-06-2009 Loaded at workshop in 20 ft container
20-06-2009 Prepared for shipment
20-04-2009 Final trial runs completed - started with preparations for shipment
01-02-2009 Website transferred to new webhost
01-01-2009 Article in January 2009 issue of Old Glory
08-11-2008 First test drive outside
28-10-2008 In steam for the first time
14-10-2008 Rear wheels installed; engine mechanically complete
04-09-2008 Started with boiler lagging
25-03-2008 Article in March 2008 issue of Old Glory
04-03-2007 Tender built and installed
04-12-2007 Boiler released from boiler makers - final assembly commenced
30-11-2007 Article in December issue of Old Glory
25-11-2007 Final work on the boiler
17-11-2007 Major review & update of website
01-11-2007 Successful boiler pressure test
16-09-2007 We've started putting together sub-assemblies - a new section on the photo-page
12-09-2007 The road wheels have returned after vulcanising the tyres.
03-09-2007 The cylinder has been successfully machined.
01-08-2007 The cylinder, our most complicated casting piece, has been delivered.
10-06-2007 The photo-page now contains more than 50 images!
28-05-2007 The wheels have been sent for vulcanising.
02-02-2007 The photo-page now contains more than 15 images!
25-12-2006 First castings delivered
01-12-2006 Commenced first patterns for the castings.
20-11-2006 Commenced detailing the build-contract.
01-11-2006 90% of drawings completed which allowed us to determine a price - see FAQ.
October 2006Lloyds Register type Approval for the boiler.
30-04-2006 German pages added.
Q1 2006 Crossing t's and dotting i's for the boiler design: soon we'll be submitting to Lloyds Register
03-06-2005 Started with the boiler approvals process with Lloyds Register as recognised PED 'Notified body'
2005 Much correspondence agout boiler-and other design details: started with AutoCad drawings
February 2005 We found a new supplier: hope this works out!
December 2004 An important supplier has withdrawn: the search is on again!
18-09-2004 Dutch pages added
10-09-2004 75% of suppliers identified
23-03-2004 Savage Engineers Ltd registered with Company House, Cardiff, Engeland.
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