Category Archives: Goddess RLHZ PGW177

About the Bedford Green Goddess RLHZ Emergency Pump, PGW177

Newark Emergency Services Heritage Show 4-5 July

We are down to do a Wartime NFS display at 12:00 and a Cold War AFS display at 15:30 on Saturday, but on Sunday the times are AFS at 10:00 and NFS immediately following at 10:40. We also hope to … Continue reading

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Newstead Abbey Fire Event 31 August

The East Midlands branch of the FSPG brought together a number of historic fire engines to make an impressive display as part of the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue open day at Newstead Abbey. It was very interesting to compare modern and … Continue reading

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Status of the equipment – planned winter work

Vehicles Austin K2 ATV – Runs well, but would benefit from some cosmetics, such as a complete repaint (!), attention to LH front wing, rear trim strip. Austin K4 TL – Runs well, but fuel tank send unit is out … Continue reading

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Lowdham Floods 23 July 2013

Following extreme rain on 23rd July, Lowdham suffered a number of flooded houses. Possibly more than an inch of rain fell in half an hour over wide areas of Nottinghamshire. Lowdham, Thurgarton and Southwell were badly affected. It was different … Continue reading

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Replacing the Goddess back axle

Some of you will remember that the Goddess has been out-of-commission since the Welland Steam Rally, following an unsuccessful ‘tractor pull’, dragging a 17-ton sled with all four wheels spinning. This ended in the diff being trashed, and the vehicle … Continue reading

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The AFS at Welland Steam Rally 2012

So the dust has settled, and all the big toys are back to bed. We were a much smaller group than in previous years, although perhaps more focussed on the AFS, with no red or grey fire engines this year. … Continue reading

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Welland Display, 21-23 Sept

With the new dates being in school holidays, and John having already gone back to sea, it will be a slightly smaller AFS display than usual. Or to be precise, more focussed on AFS, without any red or grey appliances. … Continue reading

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Operation Bridgett – building an AFS pipe bridge

Rob Leese, who organised the event writes: Operation Bridgett achieved its 2 objectives of passing water across a reproduction aluminium pipe bridge, and to serve as a trial run for the Derby show. There were one or two challenges (euphemism … 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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Welland 2011 report and photos

The Welland Steam Rally is a huge event. And for our demonstrations, as with all demonstrations, we need to practice. This is the second year we have been to Welland and so there is a core of experience, however there … Continue reading

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