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Sophie and I went off to visit Druridge Bay, a manmade lake, Watersport place and Nature reserve.  However when we got there we saw they were having a vintage rally so we decided to do that instead.  Lots of old cars and enginey things to look at and photograph.

Lots of dogs too of course

vintage tractors were popular

an old cow milker

not sure what this was for, didn’t like the look of the fluorescent liquid that was produced!

I guess it is some sort of pump, as is this next one


no idea what this one does

this one is easy

there was a vintage fairground game

and vintage tattoo’s

vintage bikes too, but that seat didn’t look comfortable!

next time we’ll see some of the cars and vans so stay tooned!



38 comments on “Fraggle Report ~ Druridge Bay Vintage Rally ~ August 2017

  1. Eddy Winko says:

    You had my juices flowing with the tractor and milking machine…how sad is that 🙂 Looks like a fun dat out, but I hope that guy reads the instruction manual before the unknown machine explodes!

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    1. Haha yes I did think of you when I saw the tractors 😊

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  2. Wonderful machinery…but also wonderful portraits!…and I love the motor bike 🙂

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  3. beetleypete says:

    The Punch Ball man looks really fed up. Nice shots, FR. A different sort of day out.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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    1. Yes we like to try and do different things, always weather dependent!

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      1. beetleypete says:

        I know that feeling! 🙂

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  4. enmanscamera says:

    What a fun photo essay! I wanna be there with you taking picts and looking at all the neat stuff. And there were tractors…my wife loved tractors.

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    1. Thanks N~man, tractors are cool 🙂


  5. Timothy Price says:

    A lot of great vintage stuff.

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  6. I got a kick out of the bike seat. Ouch!

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    1. Yes, good job things have moved on!


  7. Very cool – I think I would take a shot at that vintage carnival game!

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    1. Some people did eventually, cheered the chap up!


  8. April Munday says:

    We used to go to steam rallies a bit and I think the machine being guarded by the comic-reading chap is just an engine and you’d just attach something that needs to turn to the wheel or the shaft. A fun day out, though.

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    1. Yes it was April, until it poured down and we had to come home!


        1. On the whole we do OK but it’s been particularly rainy this summer.


          1. April Munday says:

            Same here. It’s raining here now.

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  9. joshi daniel says:

    Looks like fun 🙂

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  10. steviegill says:

    Great stuff. That hammock bike seat thingy looks seriously uncomfortable and hazardous.

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    1. Wouldn’t catch me on one!


  11. Wow these are great photos Fraggle! Ya’ll have the coolest festivals up there. You really are talented with a camera!!!📸🎞📷

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  12. And those star wars tattoos are awesome! I love R2D2! Hehe.

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    1. Wait I’m blind and didn’t have my glasses on😂😂😂 I saw that wrong.

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      1. I did wonder! 😂😂

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  13. I can’t get over the doggies!!!❤🐶

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    1. Haha neither could I!


  14. A very interesting assortment of vintage items.

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    1. I thought so too. Cheers Mr.Helsing.

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