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"May" has a sister engine up at the Poulton and Wyre Railway Society near Blackpool. You can see details about the restoration project on their Fowler loco here and we wish them every success. They recently fired up the engine for the first time in over ten years, as shown here:

As you'll see on the above video, their engine actually turns the loco's wheels, demonstrating they have a clutch in theirs!!  And here it is: 
     

     

Their loco also worked very close to their railway, and here it is in its prime, 
before neglect and rust set in:
And twenty years later, around the year 2000:
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