SX8960 : Paignton Regatta - gallopers

taken 7 years ago, near to Paignton, Torbay, Great Britain

Paignton Regatta - gallopers
Paignton Regatta - gallopers
Former steam gallopers with a duplex steam centre engine (claimed to be by Walkers of Tewkesbury) and a Savage steam organ engine still in situ. The central chimney also survives although it is now electrically driven. The sign writing proclaims it to be toured by Anderton & Rowlands - a famous name in fairground history but it is owned by Mick Goulding as far as I can establish.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 August, 2011
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People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8932 6090 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:26.2489N 3:33.5938W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8933 6087
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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