9 entrants submitted 41 photos in 2 categories and the photos were judged by Mrs Beth Pagel. Mrs Pagel was a founding member of Redwater Creek and worked for many years on the Committee.    Beth judged the photos against the criteria of being reflective of the Spirit of SteamFest and she also hoped to capture the history.
Winning photos are on this page, for photos of other entrants go here

  • GRAND PRIZE: Hannah Fisher from Ambleside, Devonport. Hannah sent in 10 photos. The photo on the right won her the Grand Prize
  • 12-21 CATEGORY:Hannah Fisher. 
  • OVER 21 CATEGORY:Brent Scales from Christmas Hills

Hannah Fisher’s mum said that her daughter is arty, creative and has an eye for detail. It shows in her photos. When Hannah learnt over the phone that she had won the Grand Prize, her mum said she had a huge grin on her face – it was there again when her prizes were presented to her at an Afternooon Tea held recently for that purpose. Click on images below to see her other entries.

Brent Scales took over 200 photos during his visit to SteamFest. Entrants were limited to 10, and Brent’s 10 make up the slideshow below.Click the images to move to the next one.




GRAND PRIZE: Hannah Fishe“Without the tools there would have been no steam engines. They play an important part in the history of steam.”

by Hannah

12-21 CATEGORY: Hannah Fisher  “A very interesting and different picture”.  The pipes are from the 1923 8nhp traction engine made by Ransomes, Sims and Jeffries.   It is owned by Warren Seabourne.

Tug O War

OVER 21 CATEGORY: Brent Scales  “This captured the spirit of childhood and the joy of steam playing together.”