Very Old Engines (1965)
No 20. Very Old Engines (1965)
Crosspatch
Bucking Bronco
Stick-in-the-Mud
Duck and Dukes
Author: The Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrator: Peter and Gunvor Edwards

Turns the clock back 100 years for the introduction of Skarloey and Rheneas. Also introduces Neil

See entries in the Real Stories Database for stories in this book.

Story Synopsis
Crosspatch: Skarloey arrives from England, but will not work until his fitter Mr Bobby arrives.
Bucking Bronco:
On opening day, Skarloey bounces the inspector into a lineside bush.
Stick-in-the-Mud:
With new trailing wheels and cab, Skarloey takes a train in bad weather and gets stuck in some mud.
Duck and Dukes:
Back to the present - the Duke of Sodor opens the new lakeside line.
This book is available for purchase on Amazon - click flags to buy
Amazon UKClassic formatAmazon US

Mountain Engines<----

Library

---->Main Line Engines