Archive for August, 2010

Foden Truck

A Foden 4 1/2 hp 6 ton Wagon named Emily and built in 1925.

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:18 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Steam Engines

Aveling and Porter….

This Aveling and Porter Showman’s Tractor named Whippet  and dates from 1920…..

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:00 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Steam Engines

And Steam…..

A Wallis & Steevens Traction Engine Reg No.BL 1331 named Wildfire and dating from 1919. The last photo is one of my favourites as I have managed to capture the fly-wheel spinning – look no fly-wheel spokes! Wallis & Steevens Traction Engine Reg No.BL 1331 Wildfir e

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 6:44 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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London Transport

These buses have gone from our roads forever…. This one was made in about 1960.

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 6:36 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Buses, Photos

Lorries

A great variety of lorries were on display…..

Posted on August 23, 2010 at 6:48 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Trucks

Tough Customers!

A pair of Scammell Trucks again from the Wheels Wings and Steam event at White Waltham. One a Scammell Highwayman dating from 1963 the other a Scammell Junior Constructor from 1965. I like two things about these photos, firstly the way the mud guards turn with the front wheels, and secondly the mini mechanics working […]

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 6:42 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Trucks

A little Sunbeam

A 16hp Sunbeam from 1928.

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 6:31 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cars, Photos

Wheels…

I found lots of old cars at the Wings, Wheels and Steam event including many American 40’s and 50’s cars. My favourites will always be the British cars that I grew up with. The Austin A35 evokes particular memories as my Mum and Dad had an estate version in the late 50’s.

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 6:56 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cars, Photos

Wings…

I didn’t take many photos of planes being flown, but when I started to walk home I spotted this…. What’s it doing there? The good folks at Google indicates that it is probably a Noord 1002 which is a Messerschmitt BF108 built under license in France from 1942. This is the one mentioned in Wikipedia.

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 6:30 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Planes

Wings Wheels and Steam

The next few posts will include some photos I took at the Wings Wheels and Steam event at White Waltham Airport last weekend. I was planning to go on Saturday, but it was a bit damp to say the least. Sunday was better so I went over after lunch. Wings Wheels and Steam.

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 6:18 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cars, Photos, Planes, Steam Engines