TG3406 : Fairground organ

taken 3 years ago, near to Buckenham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Fairground organ
Fairground organ
It was built around 1900 and purchased by the Strumpshaw Steam Museum in the mid-1980s from Turners Carousel in Northampton. A Burrell showman's steam engine > Link can be seen in the background.
Strumpshaw Steam Museum Autumn Steam Engine Rally

This event was held in the grounds of Strumpshaw Hall which are also home to the Strumpshaw Steam Museum, first opened in 1964 and housing a large collection of steam engines started by Wesley Key, a farmer, agricultural engineer, pilot, entrepreneur and steam enthusiast, who in the early 1950s had started this collection. The museum houses 26 steam engines with the oldest dating from 1898. In 1970 the first steam rally was held at Strumpshaw.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 September, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3466 0665 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.4145N 1:27.8553E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3464 0663
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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