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2008 Miniature Traction Engine Rally
Clare Valley Model Engineers, Claire, S.A

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Alan Grubb tows his scale Furphy water cart behind his 3" scale Cliff & Bunting engine John Levers proudly holds the AME trophy which he won for his Simplicity roller Ken Preiss' 1.5" scale Allchin spent the weekend driving a miniature thresher The local vintage car club had some of their interesting items on display
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Glenn Roennfeldt's 3" scale Burrell engine is an outstanding model with a high level of finish This 7.25" CLP is one of the locos operated by the host club, Clare Valley Model Engineers John Oliver seems to be a bit puzzled which way to go on his 2.5" freelance engine John Weidenhofer takes June Levers for a run behind his 3" Allchin
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Bob Neal's 6" Ransomes Sims & Jefferies was the biggest engine at the rally A line up of the engines present after the Grand Parade on the Saturday Gary Aitken's 4" Foden traction engine is always nicely turned out This was the first outing for Mark Mills' Case traction engine modelled on a US prototype
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Tony Morgan's 3" Marshall roller has been built as a convertible, also runs as a traction engine Leigh Buckley's little Marshall was the smallest engine to run on the rally field Joe Timkiv's 3" Durham & North Yorkshire engine is another well executed model Ian Arstall is making good progress with his 3" Burrell traction engine.