Thursday, 20 September 2018

When Johnny Came Home From The Fair

When Johnny came home from the Bedford Steam & Country Fair he found he had a lot more photos than he knew what to do with. So here are a few which I know certain people who read this blog will enjoy.....

For those who love horses.....

And for those who like interesting old tractors...

This 1935 Pattison tractor was designed specifically for work on golf courses or public parks.

For anyone who likes reflection photographs...

And one for the ornithologists and bird watchers....

Some people like a stylish car.....

Others will settle for something simpler....

This is the Peel P50 which was manufactured on the Isle Of Man. It has no reverse gear but has a handle at the back allowing it to be physically manoeuvred  if necessary. Only about 50 were made.

Postman Pat?

Anybody like to see shiny brass?....

Here's how you do it....

Lets finish off with another of those mighty horses....

Take care.


  1. Good morning...I love the tiny little car, polishing brass not so much...and big horses at a distance!

  2. The fifth photo looks like a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air.

  3. Hi John - those are brilliant photos - seen like these ... those 'Fairs' are delightful - and what fun. I'd never heard of the Peep P50 - extraordinary to see and know about ... thanks enjoyed this ... and those horses are beautiful - cheers Hilary

  4. Love them all, especially those heavy horses. I think such hobbies (and church cleaning) must keep Brasso in business!

  5. Something for everyone! Perfect!

  6. Love the big horses and the Chevy Belaire

  7. There's certainly plenty to see there :)

  8. Lots of lovely photos from that faire! Looks like you had a grand time.

  9. The horeses are certanly some hansome fellows

  10. The Peel P50 is incredibly cute, so small and delicate.


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