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INNISHANNON STEAM RALLY 6-7 June, 2004.
June 6, 2004. Today was the first day of a superbly organised and most enjoyable Innishannon Steam Rally. Following are some photos taken.
RF 453 of London Transport was beautifully turned out by Kieran Garahy of Birr.
The inside was spotless.
Driving cab was elementary.
An ex-ESB Scammell Highwayman of Paddy Brennan, Castleconnell.
The Dash was simple to say the least.
A very rare Dennison.
A 1940 Ford V8 from Seamus and Martin Kelly, Carlow.
Declan Lordan of Bandon's Fairground Organ.
Typical of the many Ford Tractors.
A Miniature Trax.
An impressive line up of steam engines from afar.
Foden C type Steam Tractor brought by Stuart Ritchie from Hetton-le-Hole, Durham
Fowler Road Roller originally owned by Drogheda Corporation.
Foden 6 ton steam lorry built 1929 with Danny and Joe Dovey all the way from Southampton.
Farm Steam Engine
1911 Mc Laren Road Loco all the way from Tazmania now owned by Finn Lynch, Blackrock, Co.Louth.
1964 Humber Hawk from Donal O'Leary, Dunmanway.
1962 Rover Three Litre
Ford Mustang with Peter and Vicky Roche from Waterford.
Dash of the Mustrang. Advanced for its day.
1952 Austin Somerset from Jerry O'Keeffe, Carrigtwohill.
Your guess is as good as mine!
I think a Minerva!
I am afraid I only know buses! I think a Ford Motel T tourer.
Part of the Motor Cycle lineup.
1946 3 HP Lister Stationary Engine.
Another Lister Stationary engine.
10 HP was pretty large those days.
Another view of the same engine.
An impressive array of threshing machines.
Bog Standard Threshing Machine.
And the engine to drive it.
A 1970 Ford HCB-Angus fire engine to put rhe fire out.
Aided and abetted by a 1977 Land Rover.
There was plenty dancing but no lap dancing.
A huge crowd.
The flower of the show going home with her prize.