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Latest News Page August 2013

40's Weekend at the Cleethorpes Coastal Light Railway 2013.

On the 11th and 12th August there were WWII Re-Enactments, Live Entertainment, Explosive Battles, Military Vehicles,  Period Military Stalls & lots more all organised by the Cleethorpes Coastal Light Railway.  You may also visit my Facebook for more photographs in higher digital format. Above train services on Friday 10th using the diesel locomotive.

The RAF staff car at the entrance to the Meridian Park Showground. The Re-enactors taking it easy and for entertainments a wind up gramophone provided some musical entertainment whilst waiting for the scramble. 

Myself standing alongside the steam locomotive "Mountaineer" . To the right the diesel locomotive providing the night time service.

Time for a cuppa and bite to eat, the ladies with a display of First Aid kit enjoying a cuppa whilst the lads get their paraffin stove working. 

Blue's and Two's at Sandtoft 2013

Now one of the very popular events at The trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft the "Blues and Two's" event was again in 2013 a very popular with the visitors at the museum on Saturday 10th and 11th August.  There is a full range of photographs by Jason Bowers on his Facebook page as below.

Beamish Open Air Museum 18th August 2013

Walsall Trolleybus Launch at Sandtoft

"Walsall's Last Trolleybus" No 872 which closed the system in 1971 has that has recently undergone restoration and being repainted was officially launched at the Museum at 2pm on the 25 August by the Chairman of the museum Graham Bilbe and those who were responsible for the work carried out.

Disused Fluorite Cambokeels Mine Weardale

The disused Fluorite Cambokeels Mine Weardale Nr to Aggregate Supplies along the A689 For more information about these mines go to was a discovery  made on part of last weeks tour of North East England.

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