Monthly Archives: March 2013

NFS Mobile Canteen

We have just bought a potential NFS Mobile Canteen, and are starting its restoration and conversion. See it’s own page for pictures as the work progresses: NFS Mobile Canteen. Sent the wire wheels away today for a rebuild with new … Continue reading

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Invite to Castle Bytham Midsummer Fair Sat 23rd June

Castle Bytham, just off the A1, are having the 1940s as the theme for their summer fair, and we have been invited to take part. Apparently they are quite keen, but I think a full-blown air raid would blow their … Continue reading

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Fordson Barton Pump and Robertson Rescue Stretcher tested

Over the last few days, John and I have been doing a lot of work at the Farm. The big push to get the Barton Pump running before John returns to sea on Monday. We stripped down, cleaned, greased, repacked, … Continue reading

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Chesterfield at the Winding Wheel, 2013

The plan was quite complicated, but essentially involved getting the TL to Chesterfield Fire Station (where we had permission to store it overnight) on the Friday evening, before going to the dance. Then collecting the TL on Saturday, and returning … Continue reading

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