Monthly Archives: April 2012

Welland entries

This year, we are again restricted to a limited space, so I will be looking for a good diversity of entries. As ever, I do need a lot of manpower to put on a good display, so if you would … Continue reading

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Operation Bridgett at Mercia Marina, Sunday 20th May

Our next outing is an AFS display to try out our new 6″ pipe bridge with water. The location will be Mercia Marina, Willington, just off the A38/A50 junction a few miles South of Derby. The objectives are: to demonstrate … Continue reading

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It can now be revealed – A Re-enactor’s War

Some months ago, we were invited to contribute to a book, edited by John Leete, about our experiences in re-enacting. But we had to keep it secret until the book was announced. We decided to use our chapter of the … Continue reading

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Crich Tramway Museum in the wet

On the Saturday, we had another look at the brakes, and took the master cylinder off. And, yes, a tiny vent hole was completely blocked, which caused the brakes to bind. Now truly sorted, even though it took all evening … Continue reading

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New uniforms acquired at Sheffield today

Had a lovely time at the Sheffield Fire and Police Museum memorabilia sale today. The NFS re-enacting group in the South East (Heroes with Grimy Faces) had some surplus tunics, including three in large, with trousers. I also picked up … Continue reading

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