VIDEO: Getting steamy at The Wirksworth Assessment Trial

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Things got steamy at the weekend as some historic machines snaked their way through the Dales.

More than a dozen road steam engines took to the hills as part of The Wirksworth Assessment Trial on Saturday.

Steam engines set of from Ecclesbourne valley railway to Crich. Fred Dibnah's sons take part. Jack and Roger Dibnah.

Steam engines set of from Ecclesbourne valley railway to Crich. Fred Dibnah's sons take part. Jack and Roger Dibnah.

The machines, which dated from between 1875 and 1930, set off from Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, in Wirksworth, before making their way to Ambergate, Crich, Tansley and Matlock.

The engines returned to Wirksworth via Matlock Bath and Cromford Hill.

To view a video of the event, click on the link above.

 

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