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Dorset heavy load

By JuBarney
Last September these engines were demonstrating their power by pulling the heavy load up "Watford Gap" (also known as the Play Pen!) at Dorset Steam Rally. The atmosphere there is great and I'm looking forward to this year: only 48 days to go!

Tags: Transport Steam engines Dorset Steam Rally

Voters: NaturesHaven, tonyguitar, PranavMishra and 22 more


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tonyguitar 5 61 35 Canada
11 Jul 2012 11:00PM
No way can I resist this excellent image. Interesting, informative and action packed with the most classic of steam machines. Excellent! TG

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12 Jul 2012 6:01AM
Cracking capture.
Dave
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 6:05AM
Perfectly captured

Definitely some horse power being used

Adrian
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 8:04AM
Wow Ju that is a 'huge' load
you have captured so much here with the atmosphere too
great shot
Lillian
15 Jul 2012 6:22PM
A very interesting shot! And it is very unusual vehicle!Smile
UrbaneMagick 5 172 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 9:18PM
I worked for several years for Hall & Woodhouse brewery in Blandford who used to sponsor this.
We used to supply old plastic barrels for the steamfair as refuse bins & for doing so used to get free tickets.

Will vouch IT IS a fantastic event..and youv'e captured it wonderfully.

Gareth
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 118 Scotland
22 Jul 2012 3:32AM
I love these old machines and they are showing their capabilities hauling that substantial load uphill.......fine sharp crisp image.
Ronnie.
1 Aug 2012 8:53AM
It's supprising how much power these things have.
8 Aug 2012 6:45PM
This is a great capture here showing such great power of the machines.

Gary
23 Nov 2012 7:52PM
Wonderful Capture, what a great Place to go to. Eric.
silverfoxey 8 17 2 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2013 11:14AM
Great atmosphere of the power of these engines in this shot barney. Looks a great event to be at! James Grin

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