The National Traction Engine Trust

Colin Gerald Douglas Smith

We regret to inform you that an old stalwart of the traction engine world passed away in Southampton General Hospital, last Sunday evening 30th March aged 93. Doug Smith was a well known  engine owner. For over forty years he was a Rally Commentator at Andover rallies, Fairford, Swindon Works Open Days and the Town and Country Festival at Stoneleigh. Details of the funeral arrangements are yet to be made. A full appreciation will appear in Steaming.

The funeral will take place on Thursday, 10th April, at 14.00hrs  at St. Mary The Virgin Church, Eling Hill, Eling, Totton, Southampton, SO40  9HF

Doug’s daughter Julie will be pleased to welcome friends who may wish to attend.


02 Apr 2014