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Fairground organ, Bents Park, South Shields

Fairground Organ

I had been cleaning out some old files and folders, rearranging etc. when I came across this one in my archives. It was taken at the Tyne Wear Run for vintage commercial vehicles last year which ended for a rally in the Bents Park, South Shields, and I thought you would like to see it, besides the weather was so good today I deliberately set about looking for pictures from last summer! This is a detail from German steam powered fairground organ, and she played superbly too, with all of the characters animated, I only wish I’d shot some video.

Don’t worry, I was out and about shooting some new material today as well, hopefully you will see some nice looking landscapes soon.



Written by curly

March 27, 2007 at 12:01 am

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  1. never would have guessed this was an organ!


    March 27, 2007 at 2:27 pm

  2. This looks fantastic – it’s in amazing condition. I always think the figures on these kind of things look a bit spooky..


    March 27, 2007 at 8:47 pm

  3. Hello,

    Found your site while surfing through Blog Explosion. Cool Blog.




    March 28, 2007 at 1:27 pm

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