K7 Arrives at Coniston, 1966

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K7 Arrives at Coniston, 1966

Post by Mike Bull » Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:18 am

Just saw this little clip via one of the Facebook groups-

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Re: K7 Arrives at Coniston, 1966

Post by Richie » Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:37 pm

Nice converted ww2 Morris quad came to the rescue !
Clarence come out ov zat tank at vonz !

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Re: K7 Arrives at Coniston, 1966

Post by sheppane » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:44 pm

The late Dick Ransom to the rescue!
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Re: K7 Arrives at Coniston, 1966

Post by Renegadenemo » Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:05 pm

I absolutely loved 'Big Dick' Ransom. A proper, old-school engineer with steam wagons and traction engines in his shed. He had some awesome rants about Swallows and Amazons fans showing up in his garden.

"They turn up here dressed as ****** pirates and l'm supposed to be ****** impressed!"
I'm only a plumber from Cannock...

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If I give one hour of joy
To the boy who’s half a man,
Or the man who’s half a boy.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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