It was a fine Saturday morning, the first day of June, when we set up ready for our Mamod Day. Elliot had recruited a local Mamod fan through the BGRA Facebook Page who ran a smart looking MSS engine and train.
Norman set up a brilliant display of static engines and classic Mamod road engines. His display attracted much attention from the public and many childhood memories were revived for people of a certain age.
On the track, we tried to run as many Mamods as possible even though some were in heavy disguise. Elliot had a sight glass blow that forced an early end to his Mamod running and we all ran other locos as the day passed.
It would have been nice to have a few more runners but it was still a good day and our visitors seemed to like it. Dave, Don and Lucy took the pictures.
Dave's poorly Mamod on a low loader.
Not a Mamod but still a welcome runner.
Chairman enjoys the sunshine while Elliot's Mamod recovers from a blown sight glass.
OK, not a Mamod but it does have a Mamod based power unit.
More like a Mamod but re-skinned and radio controlled.
Norman's beautiful Mamod saddle tank resting in a siding.
It is Mamod Apple Green so it must be an Honorary Mamod.
A Wilesco static engine with electrical generator.
A Davis Charlton model hot air engine hiding on the platform.
John's new tipper wagons perform well.
Elliot does some coal firing on the top track.
Photos by Dave
Norman's brilliant collection on display for the public.
Photo by Lucy
Old whiskers puzzling over a loco he and his son bought at Peterborough!
Photo by Don
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