Charles burrell sons were builders of steam traction engines agricultural machinery steam lorries and steam tram engines the company were based in thetford norfolk and operated from the st nicholas works on minstergate and st nicholas street some of which survives today. Posts about burrells of thetford written by worldwarzoogardener1939 the february 1918 strand article referred to in mr tremayne newspaper letter was written to challenge the usual story or official story given in the september 1917 issue of the strand magazine. The museum is housed in the old paint shop and while quite small is full of interesting exhibits tracing the history of charles burrell and employees and has a great reasonably priced cafe it is free to visit donations gratefully accepted and run by enthusiastic. This museum housed in burrells original paint shop tells the story of the charles burrell works a thetford business that once employed 350 people and supplied beautiful and reliable steam powered engines throughout the world. Charles burrell sons ltd were builders of very high quality reliable road steam enginesthe firm can be traced back to 1770 when joseph burrell opened a smithy in st nicholas streetthetfordnorfolkoriginally repairing agricultural equipment and then making his own farming equipment
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