|East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend|
|Some of the machines at work (play)|
|In aid of
|Midlands Air Ambulance|
|Date held on||August|
|Next Event Date||2011|
|First Event was held in (year)||2004|
|Last Event was held in (year)|
|No. of years held||7th (2010)|
|Events Web Site||web link|
The East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend is held at the beginning of August nr Braybrooke, at Market Harborough, Northamptonshire. The Rally is organised by Local vintage machinery enthusiasts to raise money for the Air Ambulance and have a couple of days playing with there machinery, that many collectors without land can only usually display in static exhibits at shows.
The 2010 event was the 7 th that has been held.
A Plant based event was organised in June 2011 at Sibbertoft were vintage plant was put to work remodelling a 4x4 course in an old gravel pit. The machines returned in 2012 for part 2 in-conjunction with The Link Club on a wet weekend in July.
Due to the weather conditions and late harvest the 2011 and 2012 ploughing events were unfortunately cancelled.
2012 - Muck shifting at Sibbertoft - part II
A wet weekend in July saw the big (and small) machines return to continue the remodelling of the 4x4 course.
East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend/Muck shifting 2012
2011 - Muck shifting at Sibbertoft - part I
A working event was arranged for owners of Caterpillar (and other makes) of plant to do a bit of productive muck shifting with bulldozers, scraper and tracked loaders. A 4x4 course at Sibbertoft in Leicestershire was the venue fora weekends fun muck shifting. The event was filmed fora video about vintage and classic plant at work.
East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend/Muck shifting 2011
- Vintage crawlers
- Working area (reduced in size due to weather effecting the farms harvesting schedule)
- a couple of Commercial vehicles
- Club stand from the Link Club (formerly the ACMOC Chapter II group).
- with a locally sourced food 'Burger van' and a Ice cream vendor providing refreshments.
|Exhibit no.||Make||Model No.||Type||Reg no./serial no.||year built||Owner||Photo||Misc info|
|1||make||model no||type||Reg no. ?||Serial no.||1914||owner ?||150px]]|
|35||David Brown||David Brown 25D||tractor||LNR 508||Serial no. ?||1914||Alan Adcock, Leicestershire||150px]]|
|67||County||County 974||4WD Tractor||NFS 386Y||Serial no. ?||1982||Philip Warren||With Dowdeswell plough|
|69||Ford||Ford TW-25||4WD Tractor||Reg no. ?||Serial no. ?||1983||Paul Badger collection|
|74||Doe||Doe Triple D||Super Major||WWC 330||Serial no. ?||1961||James Hardstaff collection||with a original Doe Toolcarier and Doe plough|
|76||Caterpillar||Caterpillar D2||type ?||-||Serial no.||1938||Paul Badger collection|
|97||Nuffield||Nuffield Universal 4||tractor||OJU 88?||Serial no. ?||1957||Gary Skinner||Supplied by local dealers Kirby's|
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|?||Manufacturer ?||Model no. ?||Type||Reg no. ?||Serial no ?||year ?||owner ?||150px]]||misc notes|
Working area photos
A selection of photos of the machines at work
A number of interesting vehicles were present including these, used to transport the exhibits;
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Implements & machinery
A few interesting implements as were present most being in aticon behind the machinery.
- Implements (Not up todate for thie event yet)
- Cameron Gardner rear loader
- Chisel plough
- Disc harrow
- Doe Toolcarier and plough used witha Doe Triple D
- Dowdeswell ploughs
- Mole Plough
- Potato planter
- Ransomes Ploughs
- Trailed tool carrier
- Above list with more info to be transfered to the table below with photos
|Make||Model no.||type||Owner||Photo||Misc info|
|Make||Model no.||type||owner ?||150px]]||Fitted with winch|
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|Make||Model no.||type||Owner ?||150px]]||notes|
Please add detail's of any past events if you visited with photos of the exhibits.
References / sources
- The show guide 2009
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