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Great Dorset Steam Fair: Insight into life when steam power was in its heyday

AP

Published : Sep 5, 2018, 10:56 am IST
Updated : Nov 14, 2018, 4:27 pm IST
The Great Dorset Steam Fair, covering 600 acres of land and running for 5 days, is an annual show featuring steam-powered vehicles and machinery. (Photos: AP/ Facebook)
The Great Dorset Steam Fair, covering 600 acres of land and running for 5 days, is an annual show featuring steam-powered vehicles and machinery. (Photos: AP/ Facebook)
Some hundreds of steam-driven traction engines and heavy mechanical equipment from across the ages are gathered together with a fairground and other displays for the annual show attracting thousands of visitors. (Facebook/ Great Dorset Steam Fair)
Some hundreds of steam-driven traction engines and heavy mechanical equipment from across the ages are gathered together with a fairground and other displays for the annual show attracting thousands of visitors. (Facebook/ Great Dorset Steam Fair)
People walk past the sculpture entitled "The Haunting" made out of scrap metal by artist and blacksmith Martin Galbavy, which stands at the entrance to the World War I area at the Great Dorset Steam Fair.
People walk past the sculpture entitled
Covers are removed from the Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive 'Britiannia' at the Great Dorset Steam Fair.
Covers are removed from the Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive 'Britiannia' at the Great Dorset Steam Fair.
Visitors take photographs of a line of Burrell Showman's Road Locomotives at the Great Dorset Steam Fair.
Visitors take photographs of a line of Burrell Showman's Road Locomotives at the Great Dorset Steam Fair.
General view of the Great Dorset Steam Fair, near Blandford Forum, England.
General view of the Great Dorset Steam Fair, near Blandford Forum, England.
A visitor takes a photograpah of 'The Haunting', a sculpture made out of scrap metal by artist and blacksmith Martin Galbavy, which stands at the entrance to the World War 1 area at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, near Blandford Forum, England. (AP)
A visitor takes a photograpah of 'The Haunting', a sculpture made out of scrap metal by artist and blacksmith Martin Galbavy, which stands at the entrance to the World War 1 area at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, near Blandford Forum, England. (AP)

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