Troublesome Engines (1950)
No 5. Troublesome Engines(1950)
Henry and the Elephant
Tenders and Turntables
Trouble in the Shed
Percy Runs Away
Author: The Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrator: C. Reginald Dalby

Introduces Percy.

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Story Synopsis
Henry and the Elephant: The circus comes; Henry is detailed with unblocking a tunnel; the blockage is a circus elephant!
Tenders and Turntables:
Gordon sticks a turntable and must run backwards. James is spun on the turbtable by high winds.
Trouble in the Shed:
Gordon, Henry and James go on strike. Fat Controller acquires Percy, who with Edward and Thomas runs the railway.
Percy Runs Away:
Percy forgets to warn a signalman before Gordon arrives with the Express. Percy is knocked backwards and runs away driverless.
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