ST9310 : Great Dorset Steam Fair - fire fire!

taken 6 years ago, near to Tarrant Launceston, Dorset, Great Britain

Great Dorset Steam Fair - fire fire!
Great Dorset Steam Fair - fire fire!
Shand Mason steam fire engine built 1908 and used locally at St Giles and hauled by a pair of Percheron horses. It is seen entering the horse arena at full tilt in order to be able to put out a burning bale of straw before it extinguishes itself. I have seen many steam fire engines but this is the first time I recall seeing one being hauled at a gallop.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 933 100 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.4153N 2:5.7293W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 934 100
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Steam Rally  Steam Fire Engine  Horse Drawn Vehicle 

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