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My 2019 Season In Pictures

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As in previous years, I've made a picture summary of this year's season in my MV's. It's been a very busy year, attending 17 public events and had 5 other outings, photoshoots and historic sites, split between my three vehicles. This year, I've dropped the colour pictures in favour of a vintage photo album look.

We started out at the beginning of February, playing out in the snow.

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I missed the York Crank up due to illness, so my first event was in late April, at the Heugh Battery in Hartlepool.

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Next was Durham City 1940's Day in May.

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"Against the Odds" was the following week at the Yorkshire Air Museum.

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Another week on was "Blyth Battery Goes to War."

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To finish the non-stop events of May was the "Lanc, Tank & Military Machines" at East kirkby airfield.

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From there we continued South to Suffolk, staying with Clive Stevens for a few days. "Jessie" was in good company.

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We did a bit of airfield touring.

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The 95th Bomb Group airfield, Horham was one of those near by.

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I visited one of my old R/C B-17's which has been living at the 100th Bomb Group Museum at Thorpe Abbotts for 24 years now.

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We made it back home during the first week of June, in time for the Northallerton 1940's day.

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See the next post for part 2........

 

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We were now into mid June with six events and several airfield visits undertaken. The Tanfield Railway Steam Gala was a week after Northallerton. We took my daughter's "My Little Pony" model railroad on day one and the Jeeps on day two.

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Barnard Castle was another week on and a trip out for the Dodge again.

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One more week took us to Bowes Railway and Springwell Village 1940's weekend.

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The first weekend in July saw a new local event at Aln Valley Railway.

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We then had a weekend off prior to the Breighton Airfield Summer Fly-In.

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The event at Croft Circuit in August, was the last one after a ten year run.

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Ten days later I was at a photoshoot to raise awareness of a WW2 site at Boldon, that locals want to restore as a museum.

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Both Jeeps were at Beamish for their four day 1940's event at the end of August.

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Another new event was a 1940's day at Sandtoft airfield in Lincolnshire in mid September.

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My last public event as at Tanfield Railway again, this time for their 1940's weekend in September. 

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Our last event in October, was more of a private display, visiting Blackfell school again.

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Nicely done, good idea, nice prsentation.  Nice bench mark for each of us to consider, what did we do this year.

Cheers Phil

 

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