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2007 Miniature Traction Engine Rally
Timbertown, Wauchope, N.S.W

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Dean Manderson drives John Levers’ Buffalo Pitts engine down the main street of Timbertown Bob Russell from Howard in Queensland with his 3” Cliff & Bunting engine Glen Roennfeldt’s new wagon is just as magnificent as his 3” Burrell traction engineJohn Hurst’s 4.5” Foden was the largest of the four Fodens at the Rally, the others being 3” scale
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Rally organiser Jim Brydon has a drive of Bob Campbell’s 3” Allchin engine Peter George from New Zealand at the controls of John Oliver’s 2.5” freelance engine Fred Vanags in the parade ring on Bob Neal’s 6” Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies engine Laurie Moules on his 3” Burrell being passed by some earlier forms of traction power
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Another 3” model of the Australian Cliff & Bunting engine is that of John Lornie Russell Gear’s 4” Foster engine was the only Foster at the rally … they are not very common in Australia Wayne Anderson’s kids always make sure he has a load behind his 3” Cliff & Bunting Bill Reeves’ 3” C-type Foden is almost complete and should be a star performer next year
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The winner of the AME Trophy was Andrew Robinson with his 3” C-type Foden wagon Martin Yule and his 3” Foden with Jeff Schaeffer “having a snooze” behind on the wagon. Jim Mitchell, his 3” single crank compound Burrell and wife Margaret knitting in the wagon A change of pace … F-111 pilot Mike Sullivan drives his Atkinson wagon for relaxation