The AFS display at Welland Steam Rally

  • The AFS at Welland Steam Rally 2012 October 2, 2012 lowdhamstationSo 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. In the end, the final line-up was: Three Green and one Yellow Goddess (Two goddesses arrived Friday ...
  • Welland Display, 21-23 Sept September 12, 2012 lowdhamstationWith 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. We are still expecting four goddesses, and for the first time, one will be a ...
  • Welland entries April 24, 2012 lowdhamstationThis 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 like to come and help without a vehicle, you can still get free entry and free camping, ...
  • New video of Trailer Pump Demo at Welland August 25, 2011 lowdhamstationI have posted videos on youtube, mainly filmed by the Walker family of the  6-inch Pumping Demonstration and the Trailer Pump Demonstration. Share this:FacebookMoreTwitterGooglePinterestPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...
  • Videos of the AFS display at Welland August 11, 2011 lowdhamstationI have posted a video on youtube, mainly filmed by James and Dan Walker here There is a lower-quality one uploaded by ‘truckphotos’ here Share this:FacebookMoreTwitterGooglePinterestPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...
  • Welland 2011 report and photos August 3, 2011 lowdhamstationThe 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 were some new faces in the team.  So some of the 35 or so participants ...
  • Welland Final Instructions July 15, 2011 lowdhamstationTo all involved in the AFS display, Mike Phelps says he is posting out the passes and wristbands in the next day or so. If you do not get what you are expecting, please let me know ASAP, as Mike will be away sometime soon for a few days. Dan tells me that he has just done ...
  • Welland pumping competition February 23, 2011 lowdhamstationAt Welland this year, as well as the main lunchtime demonstration, we have the opportunity to run a pumping competition, with 5-minute arena slots morning and afternoon on each of the three days of the event. That means we can have 4 team entries, where each team will take part each day, and over the ...
  • AFS at Welland February 22, 2011 lowdhamstationThere is a major Steam Rally at Welland, which is between Malvern and Upton-on-Severn. It happens on the last weekend of July, which this year falls on Fri-Sun 29-31 July. We go to the Rally on Wed 27th, and spend Thursday setting up and practicing. See the rally website here. So what about Welland? We can offer: A ...
  • AFS at Welland 2010 August 10, 2010 lowdhamstation The Auxiliary Fire Service is back after 42 years OK, not as part of a nationwide Civil Defence movement to protect Britain in the event of a nuclear war, but as a display group at Welland Steam Rally near Malvern a few weeks ago. A group of Green Goddesses and other vehicles typical of the AFS ...