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A day at the fair

By liarsdance
A few images from our day at the steam fair Smile For me, these events are all about the tractors and the people who lovingly rebuild and maintain them. There's just something about these magnificent machines that really gets to me - and the passion of their owners is a delight to see.

The middle engine is James Ragdale's Garrett Tractor ‘Invincible’. When James acquired no33259 he was only 11 years old, and Invincible was essentially a boiler with many parts needing to be completely rebuilt. However young James was able to draw on the vast experience of father David and grandfather Fred, and he proudly brought it to the Driffield rally last year - just after his 18th birthday.

Many thanks for your votes and comments about the Great Crested Grebe - much appreciated as always. Hope you have a good weekend Smile


Tags: Transport Steam fair Traction engines Tractors Steam power

Voters: barbarahirst, RysiekJan, Philip_H and 20 more

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barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2015 9:06AM
I like you love their determination to get the machine in its best working order...
really disappointed I wont get there this year.....
but your images are making up for it
1 Aug 2015 9:25AM
These are a fabulous set, I really like V1Smile

Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2015 11:00AM
Impressive machines... I also like to see the steam coming out or is it smoke?
A good set...
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2015 1:27PM
Magnificent looking machines Heath, you've done them proud with these superb images.
1 Aug 2015 1:54PM
A fabulous set from what must have been a fabulous day out, Heath!
Such pride and love and affection goes into keeping these wonderful vehicles 'on the road'.
An 'I wish I had been there' event for me .... it's on the list!!Wink

1 Aug 2015 4:20PM
brilliant images Heath
ade123 7 285 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2015 6:00PM
A great set heath


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